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Here is your chance to meet
nationally and internationally
known authors of children’s book.
You may even have the
opportunity to have your copy of
their books autographed. Click
Authors to view their web sites.
Chartered by the International Reading Association
Nassau Reading Council
The NRC is a Member of the New York State Reading Association
NRC EVENT CALENDAR:
This feature of the Nassau
Reading Council’s website offers a
complete list of the programs
scheduled for the current
academic year. You may view this
information by clicking above.
Dr. Roberta Robinson
2018-2019 - Author Series
Dr. Roberta Robinson, Ed.D. in Education; MA in the Teaching of
Writing; Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy; Bachelor of Science in Elementary
Education, with permanent certification in Elementary Education Birth to Grade 6, Literacy,
Birth to Grade 6. Her doctoral dissertation is an annotated bibliography of 95 Elementary Level
Middle East and Arab World Themed Literature with an added Middle East and Arab World
Themed bibliography of 31 resources for teachers. She is a long-standing member of the Middle
East Outreach Committee and for the last 5 years has served on the MEOC Book Award
Her extra-curricular education includes attendance at the Dar Al Islam Teachers’ Institute in
New Mexico, The Arabic Language Institute in Fez, Morocco, Yale Pier Summer Institute:
Worlds of Islam. Professional Development Workshops attended: Columbia University;
University of Denver; Nassau Reading Council; Phi Delta Kappa.
Dr. Robinson documented her experiences during her years living in the Middle East and her
year-long explorations of 25 countries on three continents. She also spent a total of 6 months
documenting her experiences while traveling to 47 states here in the U.S. It was these experiences
that led her to research global and multicultural education.
Dr. Robinson has published two articles in the Social Science Docket.
Books will be available at a discount, and our visiting authors will again be available to autograph them for you. Please plan to join us and
meet your favorite authors.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY!
Admission is FREE to members who are paid in full. There is a $35.00 fee for non-members receiving BOCES credit each semester. This
fee may be applied toward membership.
All Programs will be held on Thursdays 4:15-6:15 pm,
in the Shelter Rock Elementary School Auditorium
27A Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, New York 10030
LIE-Exit 35 from West; 36 from East. OR Northern State-Exit 27.