Marisa Boan has been an educator in New York City for more than twenty years. She has worked as an elementary school teacher, a high school teacher, and a bilingual teacher. Her work as a literacy coach and professional staff developer enabled her to work with a wide range of students over the years and allowed her to mentor teachers at different stages in their careers. Her work continues at the high school level where she has served as a mathematics teacher, English teacher, ESL teacher, Special Education teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Her Magic Spells have worked wonders in all of her classrooms, regardless of the grade level. She currently works as a school administrator in New York City and continues to wave her magic wand for one period each day when she teaches high school students in her special education classroom.
Literacy-based instruction in all content areas with a focus on differentiated instruction. Arts integration into all subjects.
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Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting - (BS) Master of Business Adminsitration - Finance (MBA) Master of Science in Teaching - Elementary Education (MST) Advanced Certificate in Education Administration- Certificate in HorticulturalTherapy - Currently Enrolled New York Botanical Gardens Program
Grades and Courses Taught: Elementary School: 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade - Monolingual, Bilingual (Spanish) and Gifted-Talented, Literacy Coach Grades K-5 High School: Algebra, Geometry, Business Math, Writing, Remedial Reading and Writing, State Exam Prep in English and Mathematics, English 9-12, English as a Second Language, Art, Ecology, Spanish, Special Education (all subjects).
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Earth Sciences, Environment, Social Studies - History, Native Americans, European History, World History, World Language, French, Spanish, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Music, Special Education, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Life Skills, Religion, Character Education, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, Spring, Earth Day, Informational Text, Occupational Therapy, Close Reading, Women's History Month, Classroom Community, Hispanic Heritage Month