Mrs. Balin's ELA Program

Mrs. Marlene Gold-Balin

Phone: 914-376-8563


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Binghamton University MA New York University, Oxford University Teachers College, Columbia University CAS New York University

Mrs. Marlene Gold-Balin

STARTING MARCH 20, 2020,  I WILL BE AVAILABLE 10am-1:30pm unless posted differently below.

Please check your email AND send an email to me at if you do not have MS Suites or TEAMS set up yet.

All of my assignments are listed under Assignments here on my webpage. Emails go out with the lessons, assigned work, and links. For those using Outlook 365 or TEAMS, I am available to chat the hours listed above. Please feel free to have your parents email me as well with any questions or concerns.

Title I Teacher Assistants, Ms. Richardson-Johnson and Ms. Baiocco will be available Monday-Friday between 9am-12:30pm. Feel free to contact her via email or




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