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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 Sys., 1964-1967;guidance counselor, New York City School Sys., 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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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