Virtual British and Irish Association
for Holocaust Studies.

Joan presented a paper on Eliminating Bullying of Jewish Students in Elementary to High School Through Teaching About the Holocaust  as part of a panel to the Virtual British and Irish Association
for Holocaust Studies in London.

Wagner College

Joan spoke, as a visiting professor, to a group of students on 4/24 at Wagner College in Staten Island on language and literacy.  Upon completion of her lecture, the head of that department said: ” You’ve done something I’ve been trying to achieve: Getting my students to read their work out loud and analyze it.” I am so happy I was able to help these students to further their educational goals.


Central New York Reading Council

Joan spoke to the Central New York Reading Council on the following topic: Fostering discussions of  stories to motivate students to make reading lists to expand their book lists  in all content areas.

Children’s Book Week

Children’s Book Week is May 1 – 7, 2023. Celebrate books for children and read to a child!  Joan

National Library Week

National Library Week is April 23 – 29, 2023.  Visit your local library and note all the changes and new services which are available.  Joan

Autism Awareness Month

I would like to give a round of applause to all of the Autistic students for Autism Awareness Month, which is coming up in April.
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