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National Council of Teachers of English 2018 Annual Conference

by Kevin J. Gray, Managing Director, Westchester K-12 Publishing Services Anne Riccio (Sr. Supervising Editor, ELA and Humanities) and I recently attended the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual conference in Houston, TX. The theme of this year’s conference was Raising Student Voices, with an emphasis on extending the diverse array of voices…

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Marie’s Musings – November 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations –by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Here come the Millennials.” – Several media outlets commenting on…

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Marie’s Musings – October 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** (I was away on vacation the first two weeks of October, so this month’s blog is…

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Marie’s Musings – September 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “I have a master’s degree, 16 years of experience,…

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Publishers Weekly Star Watch 2018

by Nicole Tomassi, Marketing and Conference Manager  The 4th Annual Publishers Weekly Star Watch event took place in New York City on September 12, 2018. Co-hosted by Publishers Weekly and Frankfurt Buchmesse – producers of the Frankfurt Book Fair, it shines a spotlight on the contributions and innovations of people making an exceptional impact in the US or Canadian book publishing industry….

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Marie’s Musings – August 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Shooters won’t walk into a school if 20% of…

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Marie’s Musings – July 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “The Textbook Is Extinct! Now What?” — title of a…

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International Literacy Association Conference – July 2018

by Anne Riccio, Senior Supervising Editor, ELA & Humanities I recently attended the ILA conference, which took place in Austin, TX. While attendance has been decreasing over the past few years, the teachers who were in attendance were very enthusiastic. I certainly came away feeling energized by what I heard at the sessions. I attended…

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Marie’s Musings – June 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director *** The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “The federal government is bloated, opaque, bureaucratic, and inefficient.” – Mick Mulvaney,…

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