Administrators Evaluations

“Your training enhanced our ability to be introspective, acknowledge feelings and consider the steps needed to resolve conflict. The issues raised stimulated group circle discussion about effective strategies to provide mediation and negotiation. The feedback from the participants was extremely positive.”

Michael Carter
Director, New York City Office of Parent Advocacy and Engagement

“I have found Dr. Rosenbaum to be sincere, motivated and extremely responsive to the needs of the public school population. I have received nothing but positive feedback from principals and course participants.”

Seymour Fliegel
Senior Fellow Center for Educational Innovation

“From conversations I’ve had with many of the hundreds of parents who have participated in your programs, what they have shared with me is that it has helped them with their child’s school life as well as their family live. They are better able to communicate with their children as well as their spouse.”

Jorge Izquerdo
Superintendent District 6 (representing 31,000 NYC children)

“I witnessed what every college leader hopes to see, a magical and personal teaching style, as well as the promotion of interactive teaching and learning of a worthwhile and innovative subject.”

Dr. Harvey Kaye Ed.D.
Associate Provost, Mercy College

“I was very impressed by the parents progress in important areas such as : listening, forgiveness, taking responsibility in their lives, and improved communication with their children.”

Maria A. Cotto, Principal
The Kensington School, PS 179

“Marc Rosenbaum has the necessary insights on how to connect parents with the school and understands the role that the parents have in a school.”

Manuel Rodriquez,
Principal, PS 154

“All the participants had the opportunity to take a long look at their leadership styles and consider ways in which they could modify and /or improve their leadership skills. I think we emerged from the workshops a better and truer team.”

Robert Foccaro
Principal, PS 119

“The retreat turned out to be an unbelievably positive experience for all members of our School Leadership Team. Marc Rosenbaum proved to be highly skilled at re-establishing a basis of trust for all of us…I recommend Marc Rosenbaum without reservation as a facilitator for any group that wishes to improve its listening and communication.”

Meredith Liben
Middle School Director The Family Academy

“The activity on survival skills gave groups of participants the opportunity to be honest, to open up and think critically about how we reach consensus. The feelings were unanimous from students, teachers, administrators and parents that your preparedness, ability to motivate, and experience in engaging all member of the team were quite apparent.”

Steve Askinazi
Principal Manhattan Center for Science and Math High School

“I was extremely pleased with the facilitators’ presentation, level of expertise, and warmth of presentation. His presentation covered areas such as communication skills, listening skills, understanding others’ point of view, taking responsibility for the team’s level of functioning and a practical exercise in dealing with the process of consensus.”

Rochelle Hendlin-Granville,
Principal, Street-Academy High School

“From personally observing the course in session, I have witnessed a comfortable, familial, and collegial atmosphere due to the efforts of the facilitators…The parents definitely feel better about themselves and seem more tolerant of their children.”

Cheryl Lugo,
Principal, MS 113

“The Supervising School Aides were riveted to their seats as you addressed them on empowerment and effective communication. Your manner, style and material were all very effective.”

Irma Godlin
Director of New York City School Aides

“The parents that participated learned to openly share and learn more effective ways to deal with challenges in their lives. Many of the parents were able to resolve problems that they were having with their children or other members of their families. This is a program that really makes a difference for parents.”

Eileen Reiter
Administrative Assistant, PS 102

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New York City Dept. Of Ed. — August 31, 2005

New York City Dept. Of Ed. — April 30, 2008

Mercy College — April 22, 1999

CEI — May 6, 1999

Board of Education of the City of New York — November 4, 1999

Board of Education of the City of New York School District 31 — February 14, 2000

Bedford-Stuyvesant Street Academy High School — November 4, 1999

P.S. 154 — April 14, 1999

Richard R. Green Educational Comples — January 2, 1997

The Kensington School — March 30, 1999

The Albert Shanker School — September 10, 1999

The Jacob Riis Community School — March 12, 1999

EBC High School East — January 2, 1997

P.S. 102 — April 19, 1996

Manhattan Center for Science and Math High School — November 22, 1999

The Christa McAuliffe School — March 30, 1999