Oakwood and Countrywood Host Teachers-for-a-Day

Using the Junior Achievement program ‘Our Community,’ our high school heroes help teach basic social studies, including how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community's success.
Using the Junior Achievement program ‘Our Community,’ our high school heroes help teach basic social studies, including how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community's success.
Our high school students have shown a desire to enter the field of education and this is one of many work readiness programs at Walt Whitman.
Our high school students have shown a desire to enter the field of education and this is one of many work readiness programs at Walt Whitman.
This second-grader has selected a career as a fashion designer and is ready to contribute to her community's success.
This second-grader has selected a career as a fashion designer and is ready to contribute to her community's success.
After describing a community, our future teachers identify the variety of careers people have in a community and how each job requires specific skills.
After describing a community, our future teachers identify the variety of careers people have in a community and how each job requires specific skills.

On Monday, March 27th, the Walt Whitman High School Heroes from Mrs. Zamow's Child Development class taught second-grade for a day.  High School Heroes is a national teacher-training program sponsored by Junior Achievement that brought together Walt Whitman High School, Oakwood Primary Center and Countrywood Primary Center.   Many thanks to the principals who supported this program: Mr. Murphy, Walt Whitman High School, Mrs. Kerrigan, Oakwood Primary Center, and Mrs. Kenney, Countrywood Primary Center. 

The following second grade teachers hosted the High School Heroes at Oakwood Primary center: Ms. Farkas, Ms, Kelly, Ms. Milo and Ms. Pica.  At Countrywood Primary Center: Ms. Merola, Ms. Di Norcia, Ms. Nicolino, Ms. Sullivan, Ms. Burr, Ms. Zisel and Ms. Cardella.

The following students taught for the day: Daisy Arvelo, Mollie Korn, Ezzah Asad, Anchal Mahmood, Leatrice Brown, Eleni Glodowski, Julianna Thorbourne, Gizem Memis, Jackelyn Calderon, Shadae Graham, Timothy Boccia, Arielle Bagley, Flor Canales, Amanda Vollmer, Carmen Benetez Reyes, Sofia Mauro, Julia Nerzig, Danielle Silverman, Cara Ferreri, Samanth Vincent, Dayana Reyes, and Anjelica Kappatos.