WERAWC 2022

Presenters for the week!

Presenter for Grades 2 & 5

MICHAEL LAFOSSE: http://www.origamido.com/

Michael G. LaFosse is best known as a paper maker and paper folding artist. He has been practicing the art of Origami for over 40 years, and has been teaching it for over 30 years. Michael is internationally regarded as one of the top origami masters in the world today.


Presenter for 3rd Grade

SEAN BIXBY https://www.seanbixby.com/

Sean's passion for art led him to the Hartford Art School, where he developed his style. He found success with both 2D and 3D illustration. His sculptures have been featured at the prestigious Society of Illustrators in Manhattan and the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire in Dover.


Presenter for Grades K & 1

SHERRY CERINO: https://ellasway.com/about-us1.html

Ella's Way founder, Sherry Zentner Cerino is a Registered Nurse and children's book author with over 40 years of experience in a variety of hospital and community settings. While caring for patients in Pediatrics, Maternal Child Health, Intensive Care, Long Term Care, Special Needs and Rehabilitation, she has worked with many culturally diverse children and adults with medical needs and disabilities, developing her strong passion for respect and tolerance of differences.


Presenter for Grade 4

CAROL GORDON EKSTER

https://carolgordonekster.com/

Author and educator, Carol Gordon Ekster was a passionate elementary school teacher for thirty-five years. Now retired, Carol is grateful that her writing allows her to continue communicating with children. She is a #kidlit blogger for Writers' Rumpus, and a lover of yoga and biking and lives in Andover, MA with her husband Mark.