E-Mail: peterlourie@gmavt.net

2008-2009 Putnam/Northern Westchester

Boces Arts in Education School Evaluations

The following responses were identical for each of these elementary schools

Pocantico Hills, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Furnace Woods, Cortlandt Manor, NY

Haldane Elementary, Cold Spring, NY

Briarcliff/Todd Elementary

Katonah/Increase Miller Elementary


1= Poor; 2= Fair; 3= Good; 4= Very Good; 5= Excellent

Student Response:                               5

Artistic Qualilty:                                    5

Educational Quality:                             5

Artistic Interaction with Students:     5

Technical Quality of Program:            5

Would you Recommend this Program:  Yes


From the 2008-2009 evaluations

"Peter is dynamic and engaging.  Our 3rd Through 6th Graders were attentive and gave very positive feedback as did the teachers.  He is an excellent storyteller."

Pocantico Hills School, Sleepy Hollow, NY

"Peter is a true professional and an inspiring educator.  He was also extemely easy to work with.  Would certainly have him back."

Pocantico Hills School, Sleepy Hollow, NY


"Mr. Lourie is captivating and can hold the students' attention without interruption.  They were engaged and delighted by his adventures and his photos, as well as his lessons on becoming an engaging writer.  Excellent!."

Increase Miller, Goldens Bridge, NY

"The children loved the assembly.  Mr. Lourie explained the writing process through the use of stoires, photos and demonstrations.  The children were able to take the information and hopefully apply it to their writing.  Great presenter--animated, knowledgeable, and held the students' interest for an entire hour."

Furnace Woods, Cortlandt Manor, NY

" their writing. Peter is an amazing storyteller and he is able to inspire the students to follow their dreams."

Haldane Elementary, Cold Spring, NY



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