It's an honor
Annie McClintock, United Teaching Assistants of Harborfields; Susan Chittenden, Wells Central School Teachers' Association; and Suahuil Valerio, Yonkers Federation of Teachers, each received $1,000 American Federation of Teachers Robert G. Porter grants. The awards assist members with continuing education costs.
Louis Rogai, Western Sullivan United Teachers and School-Related Professionals retiree, was featured in a one-man art show at the AFA Gallery in Scranton, PA. Rogai, who taught art for 35 years, had 13 original paintings on display at the gallery. For more information, visit artistsforart.com or louisrogai.com.
Richard O'Connell, Locust Valley School Employees Association, has written The Secrets to Being a Great School Counselor for professional counselors, guidance interns and graduate school counselor candidates. For information, visit www.thesecretstobeingagreatschoolcounselor.com or www.createspace.com/3508330.
Pesi Dinnerstein (Paulette Plonchak-Dinnerstein), Professional Staff Congress retiree, has written A Cluttered Life: Searching for God, Serenity, and My Missing Keys, a story about her quest to create a simple and orderly life. Find the book online at www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com.
Jeffrey C. Callister, Newburgh TA retiree, has written Prentice Hall's Brief Review for the New York Regents Exam Earth Science: The Physical Setting. For copies, visit www.amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Thomas O'Brien, United University Professions Binghamton University chapter, has written Brain-Powered Science: Teaching and Learning with Discrepant Events, a three-volume professional development series for grades 5-12 pre-service and in-service teachers. For information, visit www.nsta.org/store.