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2015 Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award Applications Available

The Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award pays tribute to three Region IV educators for their outstanding efforts to create an atmosphere in their schools that rejects prejudice and regards diversity as a strength.  The Award is named after Holocaust survivor Walter Kase, who has dedicated much of his life to speaking to youth, educators, and community leaders about the dangers

Children’s Book Author Kathryn Otoshi Speaks at Educator’s Breakfast

  Kathryn Otoshi, illustrator and author of the children’s books One, Zero, and the soon-to-be-released Two, gave a group of about 35 teachers and counselors insight into her writing and illustration process at an educators breakfast sponsored by ADL during Congregation Beth Yeshurun’s Young Authors Conference.  Otoshi first said that the theme all of her books essentially follow is: “Life