Oral History Archive

Filtering by educators back to all
Khonya Epstein
Author and leader of the Holocaust Survivors Group at Marks JCH of Bensonhurst
April Leong
Founder and principal of Coney Island's Liberation Diploma Plus High School
Tim Law
Bilingual educator and founder of Chinese American Social Services Center in Bensonhurst
Juanhua Zhao
Tai chi teacher at Coney Island's Seaside Innovative Senior Center shares her life story
Natasha Lvovich
Moscow-born Coney Island resident, writer of creative nonfiction and fiction, and professor of English
Jen Kepler
Educator at New York Aquarium and passionate observer of Brooklyn wildlife
Jeffrey Berman
Longtime Sea Gate resident and watercolor artist who teaches at Seaside Innovative Senior Center
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville
Memories of growing up a block from the ocean and being head of Lincoln High School's Art Squad
Hawley Hussey
Sea Gate artist, writer, educator and year-round swimmer
Mathylde Frontus
On growing up in Coney Island and founding the nonprofit Urban Neighborhood Services
Jeffrey Eisenmesser
Former teacher at Mark Twain Junior High School recalls his Coney Island memories
Richard White
Marine science teacher at Edward R. Murrow High School recalls his Coney Island memories
Irina Roizin
Founder and director of Brighton Ballet Theater, now celebrating its 30th year
Scott Krivitsky
Teacher and community advocate at Public School 188 in Coney Island
Filippo Dispenza
Science teacher at John Dewey High School and advisor for the Robotics Team
Aisuluu Sartbaeva
Journalist and PTA President of I.S. 303 moved to Coney Island from Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia