Anita Bushell
395 Douglass Street

Brooklyn, NY11217



Lilacs In the Spring: Meditations on the Life of Maria Prytula (Summer 2016)
AB: Performing Arts Blog (Spring 2016 – )
Uncensored (Spring 2016), “SafeCare: Strengthening Families in Shelter Through Parenting Education”
Uncensored (Fall 2012), “Finding the Words,” Feature on The Ark Preschool for Homeless Children
The Stoop (June 2012-August 2015) Literary Blog
Plymouth Press (Summer 2012), “Dorris Cain Knows About the Voice,” Parishioner Profile
Plymouth Press (Spring 2012), “From Tears to Castles,” Early Childhood Development Piece
Ford Foundation Report (FFR) (Fall 2004), “Music,” Jazz At Lincoln Center Opening Inset Piece
Ford Foundation Report (FFR) (Summer 2003), “The Way We Work,” Inset Piece


NYSAIS Accreditation (2013, 2008) Brooklyn Friends School  
Lower Your Expectations by Randy Treu (2011), Sunset Road Press
FFR (Ford Foundation Report), A Program Quarterly (2002-05)
Close to Home: Case Studies in Human Rights Work in the United States (2004), Ford Foundation
Queer In Russia by Laurie Essig (1999), Duke University Press
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan (1990-92), Proofreader for Wall Street Law Firm

Adult Education

The New York Public Library (2016-Present), Teach Writer’s Circle at Mulberry Street Branch
Pratt Institute (2000-02), Worked with Intensive English Program Students in Writing Center
The New York Public Library (1995-97), Taught Conversation Skills to ESL Students

Tutoring (Summer 2017) College Essay Prep
ABC: The Art of Basic Communication (2010-Present)
Reading and Writing Support; Parent Consultation; Multiple NYCAEYC Conferences; Blog
Learning Leaders/P.S. 282 (2000-02), Reading and Writing Support for 1st and 3rd Graders


Plymouth Church School
Head Teacher, Pineapple Room – Three-Day Threes (2010-Present)
Created New Threes Classroom; Prepared NYSAIS Accreditation; Supervise Teachers
Assistant Teacher, Purple Room (2006-09), Blue Room (2005-06)


Save the Fifth Avenue Key Food (2016) Created Campaign to Save a Local Grocery Store
Brooklyn Friends School (2004-07), Finance, School Affairs & School Committees
P.S. 282 (2000-02), Executive Committee, Grant Writer
Old First Nursery School (1998-2002), Co-President, Treasurer & Admissions Officer


M.S. (Early Childhood Education) (3.7 GPA) Brooklyn College, CUNY, 2011
M.A. (Literature, 20th Century English) (4.0 GPA) City College, CUNY, 2000
B.A. (Literature, Dramatic Studies) SUNY Purchase, 1987

Certification & Associations

New York State Teacher Certificate; Kappa Delta Pi - Eta Theta Chapter; NAEYC