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Marcia Greenberg is an educator of individuals ranging from early childhood through graduate school.  She received her BA from Mount Holyoke College and has an M.S. in Special Education from University at Albany, SUNY.  She has worked in both public and private schools teaching math and GED preparation to emotionally challenged students and tutored children in grades 7-12 in all 4 core subjects.  Marcia helped to develop programs for developmentally delayed infants and toddlers at Capital District Beginnings.  She worked on a gifted and talented program for a local elementary school and worked in an afterschool program to help elementary students with reading challenges.  Marcia was adjunct professor at the University at Albany, SUNY graduate program in special education where she developed a practicum course in the teaching of reading.

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Arthur Willis graduated from Northwestern University and did his graduate work at University at Albany, SUNY and at Vassar College.  He taught in public and private schools in the US and Europe for 39 years in Social Studies and English.  Arthur has been a consultant at the University at Albany, SUNY training teachers in writing and literary ideology and worked with University of Massachusetts Amherst to create the National Alternative Schools Program.  Arthur is also a published poet and town historian for Duanesburg, N.Y.  His attitude toward teaching was shaped by a broad spectrum of experiences, including a year studying in Russia, and other cross-cultural activities too numerous to be noted here.

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Rachel Kramer Theodorou is currently an English as a Second Language Teacher in the public schools of Newton, MA.  She is also adjunct faculty at Brandeis University where she teaches 2 undergraduate courses in elementary education.  Her 15 years of experience spans both private and public classroom teaching primarily in the elementary grades.  Rachel has done extensive educational consulting with private and public organizations on everything from writing in science, to disability awareness education, to technology integration, on differentiation in math instruction, and in diversity awareness projects.  Rachel credits her attitude toward teaching to her graduate school education at Bank Street College of Education and to the enormously diverse and amazing parents, children, and colleagues with whom she has worked throughout her years in the field.  She is webmaster of this site and can be reached via email by clicking here.