Cesar E. Chavez Title I Reading Teacher (Grades 5-8)

Phone: 914-376-8969


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Ouida Lewin-Ellis

Hi Families my name is Mrs. Lewin-Ellis and I am the Title I Reading Teacher at Cesar E. Chavez for students in grades 5 through 8.  The students know me as Ms. Lewin and could continue addressing me  that way. I am a certified Reading Specialist in New York State. This is my fourth year at Cesar E. Chaves School and my 22nd year teaching. 

I hope everyone is makingthe best of the school year. These are difficult times, but together we can do great things. Please continue the great work that you are doing. I am so proud of all the work that you have been producing. Please continue to read and write daily. Continue to question texts and look for deeper meaning. I am here to facilitate your learning. You can reach out to me for assistance. Do not be shy to ask for help and for clarification. 

It is my greatest pleasure servicing my Title I Reading students during the school year 2020-2021. I am committed to working hand in hand with you to ensure success and ease tensions. Please feel free to reach out to me throughout the school year via email or phone at olewin-ellis@yonkerspublicschools.org or 913-376-8969.

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