Join us for an afternoon reading of Yo Miz! and conversation with author Elizabeth Rose, whose tales of teaching in New York City public schools combine humor and heart.
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question.
Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” ejected from her home school and assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools in one wacky year. Yo Miz! is about the kids. From el barrio to Wall Street, they’re all present… speaking in their own voices. Yo Miz! is a remarkable odyssey through the largest public school system in the US. Want a front row seat in class?
“Edu-tainer” Elizabeth Rose, who has created music and comedy for stage, film and TV, swore she would never follow the advice of her parents, both teachers, and become a teacher. But she took a gig teaching songwriting in a NYC public high school. When the job was cut, she was asked to sub in a new school each week, a temptation no storyteller could resist. Winner of the Nonfiction Authors Association Bronze Award for excellence, Rose has been a guest on To The Contrary (PBS), Good Morning Washington (ABC), Maggie Linton’s “Urban View” on Sirius XM Radio, and FoxNews.com.
This program is free and open to the public, and donations will be accepted at the door.