Rhoda M. Samkoff is a popular speaker and educational consultant, formerly a teacher in the Millburn (NJ) School System. She holds a Masters degree in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College. Columbia University in New York City, and is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Honor Society in Education.
Ms. Samkoff has taught at all of the elementary school grade levels. More than seventy of her students have received honors or awards in writing competitions, or have had their work published. She organized and advised a leading elementary school Student Council that received eight national awards including a United States Congressional Certificate of Recognition.
In addition, she has mentored student teachers and new teachers, and instructed in the Education Department at Kean University in New Jersey. Her workshops and seminars focus on successful teaching techniques
Ms. Samkoff has authored numerous articles that have appeared in educational magazines and in The New York Times. The author has been the recipient of many awards and was named a Teacher of Honor in 2010 for outstanding innovations in education, writing, and student leadership.