Title: Educational Therapist
Company: Marzola Education Services
Location: New York, New York, United States
Dr. Eileen S. Marzola, Educational Therapist at Marzola Education Services, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in teaching children with reading disabilities.
For more than four decades, Dr. Marzola has excelled as an educational consultant with Marzola Education Services, which she founded in 1979 in New York. As an educational therapist, she has specialized in working with young children both gifted intellectually and dyslexic, as well as with children who are struggling with reading, writing, and math in school. In addition, as a learning specialist, she serves as a consultant for public and private education agencies with a focus on supporting research-based interventions for struggling learners.
After initially obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in art history from Barnard College in New York in 1968, Dr. Marzola followed with a Master of Arts in early childhood education in 1972, a Master of Education in early childhood special education in 1979, and a Doctor of Education in special education (learning disabilities/neurological impairment) in 1985 from Teachers College at Columbia University. She provided superior service as a classroom teacher with the New York City Department of Education at P.S. 113M from 1969 to 1979 and a resource room teacher at P.S. 6M from 1980 to 2001. From 1987 to 2002, Dr. Marzola served as an adjunct assistant professor teaching learning disabilities courses with Hunter College and Teachers College, and also as an adjunct professor, graduate course in reading with Fordham University from 2002 to 2005. She has excelled as an educational consultant with the New York City Department of Education from 2004 to 2007, as a contributing author for the Brookes Publishing Company since 2009 and as chairperson for the annual conference on dyslexia and related learning disabilities held annually in New York City. A prolific author of articles featured in various academic journals, Her column “Ask Dr. Marzola” appeared in the Dyslexia Discourse newsletter 3 times yearly.
Dr. Marzola was elected president of the New York Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and served on the Board of Directors of Everyone Reading. In 2014, Dr. Marzola was selected for the inaugural Distinguished Honoree Award on behalf of the International Dyslexia Association and New York City’s MAIA Education Resource Center. 12 years prior, she had been recognized as “New York State Teacher of the Year” by the New York State Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children.
In the coming years, Dr. Marzola is hoping for continued success with her practice. Her motto is “Look around you and see the needs of others. If you can help fulfill those needs, do it. If you can’t, find a way to.”
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