Sharzer Associates, Inc. is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date, research-based and innovative educational solutions. Their team of consultants will provide personal service such as immediate ordering information, scheduling on site appointments, follow up on all orders, and professional development opportunities. They remove the stress, and support your teachers in making all material selections the "right choice" for your specific needs.
Lois Sharzer is the founder and president of Sharzer Associates, Inc. She has had a long career as a dedicated educator and educational consultant to both publishers and administrators. For over four decades, she has helped develop materials and programs targeted to greater literacy and school achievement. Lois leads a team of eight professionals in providing solutions and materials customized for each educational need.
Rebecca Sharzer, daughter of Lois Sharzer, has worked for Sharzer Associates, Inc. for over 10 years. She has taken on her mother's powerful work ethic to always respond immediately, do what is right for her customers, and represent only materials she believes in. It is her mission to provide the best support for all school needs and initiatives. Her colleagues consider her a true educational partner.
Jennie Delaney worked for the New York City Department of Education for over 37 years as an elementary school teacher and school librarian. She grew up in Greenwich Village and now lives on the east side of Manhattan. Jennie knows the problems that teachers and administrators face and brings her wealth of experience to her role at Sharzer Associates, Inc.
Tony Falotico has a 15-year, highly-successful track record in sales. He developed strong partnerships among New York City Schools for both LeapFrog School and American Reading Company, which helped thousands of NYC students to improve their literacy skills. Tony's dedication to strong customer service, consultative approach, and in-depth product knowledge are closely aligned with Sharzer Associates, Inc.'s mission of excellence. Tony and his family live in Brooklyn, where their children attend District 15 schools.
Paulette Foster has been working in education for 11 years, five of which were as a high school teacher. Paulette has a master's degree in curriculum and instruction as well as ESL and Secondary Teacher Certification. Paulette understands the needs of New York City students and wants to support teachers and administrators with quality supplemental materials for effective instruction.
Brooke Slayton, office manager, joined Sharzer Associates, Inc. in the fall of 2012. Brooke has over 20 years of experience supporting sales teams and senior executives across many industries including entertainment, academic publishing, and law. She is well known for her excellent follow-up and attention to detail.