Michele Somerville is the mother of three former NYC DOE public school children as well as a writer and an educator.
She has 15 years of teaching experience in NY (elementary, middle, secondary and university) schools and has taught writing in CUNY and SUNY schools.
The author of two books of verse, WISEGAL and Black Irish, Somerville has published verse in numerous journals.
Her reflections on religion have appeared in the New York Times and her essays on books, religion, education and politics can be found/ have been reposted on Huffington Post.
At present, she works as a tutor and is in the process a memoir about her experiences in/with the New York City public school system.
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Read these essays on Huffington Post:
"$10 Million for Children Left Behind by 'No Child Left Behind' "