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Adam Matthew Osterweil

Adam Matthew Osterweil, American elementary school educator, writer. Certified England Teacher Secondary New York, 1998. Recipient Nominated for the Walt Disney best teacher of the year award, Walt Disney, 2001-2002. Teacher contract action committee member New York State Union of Teachers, East Hampton, New York, 1997—1998; Master: Springs School Drama Club (play director 1996-1999), Springs School Video Game Club (club founder 1996—2004).

Background

  • Osterweil, Adam Matthew was born on April 26, 1972 in Plainview, New York, United States. Son of Rheba Gerber and Michael Osterweil.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1990—1994. Master of Arts in liberal studies, Stony Brook University, 1995—1996.

    Career

    • Uniplex Information and Computing System system administrator Information Technology, 1991—1994. Middle school English teacher The Springs, New York City, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified England Teacher Secondary New York, 1998.

    Works

    • Author: (children's novel) The Comic Book Kid: Spring, 2001 (Walt Disney Adventures Best Book of the Year (Adventure category), Bank St. College Best Children's Book of the Year (humor category), 2002), The Amulet of Komondor: Fall, 2003, The Lost Treasure of Talus Scree, 2005, (screenplays) The Comic Book Kid (adapted from own novel) (Scriptapalooza national screenwriting competition semi-finalist, 2003).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Teacher contract action committee member New York State Union of Teachers, East Hampton, New York, 1997—1998. Master: Springs School Drama Club (play director 1996-1999), Springs School Video Game Club (club founder 1996—2004).

    Personality

    Interests

    Treasure hunting, video games, collecting comic books, biking, cartooning.

    Connections

    • father: Rheba Gerber
    • mother: Michael Osterweil
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    Born April 26, 1972
    (age 44)
    Nationality
    • 1991 - 1994
      UNIX system administrator, Information Technology
    • 1996
      middle school English teacher, The Springs