LWVSFC Annual Meeting 2019
LWVSFC 2019 annual meeting:
Key note address by Marsha Rosenzweig Pincus. Marsha is an educator and writer who has been teaching English and Drama and coaching writers for over 40 years. The only Philadelphia teacher to be awarded Teacher of the Year two times ( 1988 and 2005 ), Marsha co-founded the highly successful Crossroads School within a School at Simon Gratz High School and was a Scholar of the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of teaching. Her students have won numerous writing awards and four of her high school students have had their original plays produced off-Broadway. As an instructor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, Marsha taught Teaching Methods and Practitioner Research classes to new and experienced teachers. She has lead workshops and seminars nationally on, school reform, teaching writing and drama. Upon her retirement in 2011, Marsha began working as a Creative Consultant to writers and filmmakers while pursuing her own writing career. On the Corner of Eden and Grace, her first screenplay won recognition for Drama in Screenplay Festival 2015. She developed and performed her one- woman show about her teaching career, Chalkdust, in Santa Fe in 2015. In 2016, she moved to Santa Fe where she is owner and proprietor of Two Raven Studio: Retreats for Creative Women.