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Aaron Stern

Aaron Stern, German author, educational consultant, lecturer. Honored by resolutions City of Miami, 1964, Florida Legislature, 1965, United States Congress, 1974; nominated for Pulitzer prize, 1977-1980; Justinian Lodge scholar; Columbia grantee.


  • Stern, Aaron was born on May 20, 1918 in Germany. Son of David and Helen (Schurek) Stern.

  • Education

    • Student gymna zium, Warsaw University, Plock, Poland, 1938. Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1956. Master of Arts Equiv., Columbia University, 1957.

      Student, Jewish Theological Seminary America.


    • Originator Total Education Submersion Method. Conducted school based on method in Displaced Persons Camp, Germany, 1948-1981. Lecturer on method at universities, since 1949.


    • Author: Ethnic Minorities in Poland, 1937, Nazi Atrocities in Europe. The Making of a Genius, Principles of the Total Education Submersion Method, The Joy of Learning, The Naked Truth– Observations of an Iconoclast. Numerous science papers.


    Conducted landmark study of Head Start Program for Department of Health, 1974. Active participant desegregation of public facilities, voters registration. Active presidential campaigns senators Eugene McCarthy, George McGovern.

    Member National Society Professors, National Education Association, Authors Guild, Authors League American, International Platform Association.


    • Married Bella Tcherniawska, January 1940. Children– Edith, David.
    • father: David Stern
    • mother: Helen (Schurek) Stern
    • spouse: Bella Tcherniawska
    • children: Edith Stern
    • David Stern
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    Born March 20, 1918
    • 1938
      Warsaw University
    • 1956
      Brooklyn College
    • 1957
      Columbia University
    • 1948 - 1981
      conducted school based on method in Displaced Persons Camp
    • 1949
      lecturer, on method at universities