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Rose Reissman

Founder, Ditmas Writing Institute Program

Dr. Rose Reissman is an ongoing veteran teacher educator who has paralleled her teaching with teacher research. Her writings have been published by ISTE, NCTE, ASCD, Corwin, Penguin, and Kappa Delta Pi. She is the founder of the Ditmas Writing Institute Program, based in Ditmas IS 62 K, which has been disseminated to almost 300 schools. Dr. Reissman is the 2020 Iste Spotlight Literacy Practice Winner.


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