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Esther C. Gropper

Esther C. Gropper, American author. Recipient Marjorie R. Elvoie award for creative teaching New York State English Council, 1974-1975. President Temple B'nai Israel, Elmont, New York, 1955-1956; committee member, lecturer Elderhostel, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 1994; library and community organization lecturer; Member Retired teachers Association, Brooklyn College Alumni Association, Organization for Rehabilitation through Training.

Background

  • Gropper, Esther C. was born on March 27, 1919 in New York City. Daughter of Isaac and sophia (Seiff) Chiate.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1964. Master of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1966. Advanced degree in Language Arts, Brooklyn College, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher English New York City School Systems, 1964-1967, guidance counselor, 1967-1969. Teacher English Hewlett-Woodmere School District #14, Lake Worth, Florida, 1969-1979. Instructor literature/creative writing Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, 1984-1997.

      Writing workshop director, Lake Worth, 1987-1997. Lecturer in field; board directors Institute New Dimensions, Palm Beach Community College, 1993-1997.

    Works

    • Author: Flames or Frost, 1995, Not Far From the Tree, 1997. Author stories, articles, poetry to professional journals, magazines.

    Membership

    President Temple B'nai Israel, Elmont, New York, 1955-1956. Committee member, lecturer Elderhostel, Jekyll Island, Georgia, 1994. Library and community organization lecturer.

    Member Retired teachers Association, Brooklyn College Alumni Association, Organization for Rehabilitation through Training.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, golf, book clubs.

    Connections

    • Married Bert Gropper, September 1, 1940 (deceased August 1974). Children: Malcolm, Robert, Laurel. Married Barney Feldman, January 8, 1979.
    • father: Isaac Gropper
    • spouses: Bert Gropper
    • Barney Feldman
    • children: Malcolm Gropper
    • Robert Gropper
    • Laurel Gropper
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    Born March 27, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Brooklyn College
    • 1966
      Brooklyn College
    • 1972
      Brooklyn College
    • 1969 - 1979
      teacher, English Hewlett-Woodmere School District #14
      Lake Worth, Florida, United States