Educator & Writer
Sari Beth Rosenberg is an award-winning U.S. history teacher and writer.
She helped write the new Global and U.S. History curriculum for the New York City Department of Education with a small team of educators. Sari is also a frequent curriculum consultant at New-York Historical Society, recently contributing as the Teacher Developer for the “Hudson Rising” (2019) exhibit.
In March 2019 she was awarded the Paul Gagnon Prize by the National Council for History Education. The annual Gagnon Prize recognizes a K-12 history teacher who exhibits exceptional historical scholarship or an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to the promotion of history education.
In addition, she was selected as one of New York City Department of Education’s #DOESheroes for Women’s History Month in March 2019.
Her most recent media appearances include TheSkimm’s Back To School series and Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum.” Last year, she wrote the #SheDidThat series for A&E Television Networks/Lifetime, daily women’s history posts and videos. She has recently contributed articles about history and teaching to the Past Present Vertical on PublicSeminar.org.
Sari has been teaching U.S. History at the High School for Environmental Studies, a public high school in NYC, for 17 years.
In 2015, she co-founded the Feminist Eagles, a feminist club for teens, with frequent high-profile guests.
She holds a B.A. from Columbia College, Columbia University and a M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University.