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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Energetic, engaged, and committed educator who believes in an interdisciplinary approach and a foundation in the classics for the modern world with an emphasis on critical thinking.

Master teacher with 40 years’ experience teaching five academic subjects plus test preparation. Administrative and curriculum development experience as Middle School Coordinator. As Exmissions Director, successful placement of students into best NYC high schools.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2003 – 2020:     The Cathedral School. English, Writing, Mythology, French, Latin; Upper School Coordinator; Exmissions Director.

1982 – 2012:     CUNY System. Literature, Writing, Remedial Reading at two-year and four-year CUNY colleges. Kingsborough Community College, 1990 – 2012.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

A.B.D.   1994: Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Comparative Literature with concentration in American Literature and Aesthetics. Dissertation topic: “Use of Musical Structures in the Modern Novel.”

M.A., Comparative Literature, 1993: Graduate Center of the City University of New York:

B.A., English, French, 1971: Hunter College

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1989 – 2020:     Cambridge Educational Services

Contributing Editor. Create materials and curriculum taught in thousands of schools to prepare students for standardized exams including SAT, ACT, SHSAT, ISEE, TACHS.

1986 -1989:      Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Professional Testing

Test Preparation Instructor. Taught test preparation courses for SAT, ACT, GED.

PUBLICATIONS

SuperCourse for the ACT, Prentice-Hall, 1991

SuperCourse for the SAT II, Prentice-Hall, 1990 Preparation for the Spanish CBAT, Simon & Schuster, 1987 Vocabulary Builder for the SAT, ARCO Books, 1985

REFERENCES

Eileen Ferretti: English Dept. Chair Kingsborough CC Brooklyn NY. Eileen.Ferretti@kbccc.edu

David P. Waldherr, Esq.: President, Cambridge Ed’I Services, Inc. Des Plaines, IL waldherr@cambridgeed.com

Francesca Mannino, Head of School, Cathedral School 319 E. 74 Street. New York, NY 10021 FMannino@cathedralschoolny.org