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language educator , writer , poet

Benita Glickman, American language educator, writer, poet. Certified teacher Spanish 7-12 New York, teacher English as Second Language, teacher junior high school Spanish, bilingual common branches grades 1-6. Member of Teachers English to Students of Other Languages, Academy American Poets, New York State Writing Project, New York City Writing Project, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Glickman, Benita was born on October 21, 1952 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Marcus and Esther Glickman.

Education

Bachelor in Spanish magna cum laude, City College of New York, 1973. Master of Arts in Spanish, Lehman College, 1976. Postgraduate, Manhattan College, 1980—1984.

Career

Teacher Spanish and reading Gilbert School, Brooklyn, 1973—1974. Adult edn teacher Spanish and English as Second Language William Howard Taft High School, Bronx, 1974—1975. Bilingual teacher P.S. 91, 1975—1978.

Teacher English as Second Language John F. Kennedy High School, 1978—1991, Christopher Columbus High School, Bronx, since 1991, International House coordinator, since 2003. Poet, writer, since 2001. Consultant Brown U.-The Education Alliance, New York City, 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Spanish 7-12 New York, teacher English as Second Language, teacher junior high school Spanish, bilingual common branches grades 1-6.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor short story Chicken Soup for the Sister's Soul, 2002 (Alice Minnie Hertz Heniger award for Children's Literature, 2001), poetry Wedding Blessings: Prayers and Poems Celebrating Love, Marriage and Anniversaries, 2003, poetry to 41 journals.

Membership

Member of Teachers English to Students of Other Languages, Academy American Poets, New York State Writing Project, New York City Writing Project, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking, gardening, yoga, nature walking.

Connections

father:
Marcus Glickman

mother:
Esther Glickman