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Adam Matthew Osterweil

writer , elementary school educator

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.

Achievements

  • Certified England Teacher Secondary New York, 1998.

Works

book The Lost Treasure of Talus Scree
  • The Lost Treasure of Talus Scree

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    In the land of Talus Scree, magical rocks yield powe...)

  • 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).

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

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