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    Bitmoji Lightbox Interactive eBooks for PreK - 3rd grade on the left. Each eBook in this collection incorporates unique Interactive features into each title. Interactive elements include: Audio, Videos, Activities, Weblinks, Slideshows, Google Maps, Key Words, and Quizzes.

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Phone: 914-376-8425 x4880


Degrees and Certifications:

*BA in Elementary Education - Iona College *MS in Special Education - College of New Rochelle *St. Nicholas Training Centre for the Montessori Method of Education *MS in Library and Information Science - LIU- CW Post Campus

Mrs. Carol Westphal

Carol is a certified School Library Media Specialist with over 27 years experience in the Yonkers Public School District.  She spent 15 years at Emerson Middle School, 5 years at Cross Hill Academy and PEARLS Hawthorne, and 5 years at Riverside High School and Yonkers Montessori Academy.  Currently, she teaches at Yonkers Montessori Academy. 

Besides teaching students, she provides Professional Development at: Parent Workshops, Faculty Meetings and Districtwide Workshops.  For the last few years, she has also taught for the Yonkers Richard Gazzola Teacher Center.  In this course, she instructs and shows colleagues how to use the Instructional Technology Resources offered through the District and the Yonkers City School Library System in their curriculum with their students.  In addition, she encourages all participants to share this information with parents, colleagues, and administrators. She is also a member of the Yonkers City School Library System Council.