Title: Reading and Writing Staff Developer; Dean; Radio Host; Author
Company: MJ Network
Location: Hartsdale, New York, United States
Fran Lewis, Editor at MJ Magazine has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in writing.
Ms. Lewis became involved in her profession because she was inspired by her mother to follow in the footsteps of her aunt, who was an educator. As she got older, Ms. Lewis realized she loved her just how much she loved and respected her teachers, which further motivated her to pursue a career in education. A graduate of Hunter College, she earned a Master of Arts in reading and learning disabilities in 1987. Soon thereafter, she received a Master of Arts in educational leadership and administration from Manhattan College. Ms. Lewis concluded her academic efforts with a Master’s and a Professional Diploma in supervision and administration from the aforementioned institution in 1995.
At the start of her career, Ms. Lewis contributed as the reading and writing staff developer, and later, as the dean of the New York City Board of Education from 1967 until 2003. An esteemed author, she has written 12 books, most notably the Bertha series, which includes “Franjam.” In addition to her primary endeavors, Ms. Lewis excels as a book reviewer and editor, as well as the host of Literary ViewPoints, a blog talk radio show on the MJ Network. Outside of her vocation, she maintains a professional membership with Kappa Delta Pi, an honor society. As a testament to Ms. Lewis’ success, she is featured in numerous editions of Who’s Who of America’s Teachers and Who’s Who in America. Furthermore, she was honored as Teacher of the Year by the New York City Board of Education in light of her myriad accomplishments.
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