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Rita Ellen Kaikow

Rita Ellen Kaikow, American library media specialist.


  • Kaikow, Rita Ellen was born on March 18, 1947 in Brooklyn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Queens College, 1968. Master of Library Science, Queens College, 1971.


    • Teacher, Brooklyn, 1968—1970. Library media specialist Oceanside High School, since 1971. Liaison Nassau School Library.

      Systems, Carle Place, New York, since 1980 (Outstanding Leadership, Dedication and Service as Facilitator award 1988). Facilitator Southwest cluster, Southwest Nassau County, New York, 1985-1994. Member taskforce White House Conference on Library and Information Superior vena cava syndrome.


    • Author: (magazine) The Book Report, 1991.


    Member American Library Association, American Association School Libraries, New York State United Teachers, New York Library. Association (school library media section), Nassau County Library. Association, Oceanside Federation Teachers, Long Island School Media Association (vice president 1987-1992, co-president 1992-1997, president since 1997, Outstanding Recognition award 2002), Freedom to Read Foundation, Beta Phi Mu.



    Computer technology.


    • Daughter of Solomon and Sylvia (Bitkoff) K.
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    Born March 18, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1968
      Queens College
    • 1971
      Queens College
    • 1968 - 1970
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • 1971
      library media specialist, Oceanside High School