Dr. John G. Siolas is an eminent scholar and author. He is an Associate Professor of Education, Graduate Division, School of Education and Psychology at Touro College for the past five years.  He teaches Modern Greek Language and Literature at St. John’s University since 2006. Dr. Siolas was born in Arcadia, Greece. His academic credentials include a B.A. from Marist College in 1973; M.S. in Education, SUNY in 1974 and a PhD. from New York University in 1984. During his academic career, Dr. Siolas was a teacher at St. Basil’s Academy, Garrison, NY; Florida State University 1967-71; Teacher Training Fellowship 1976-78 and an education administrator for the Board of Education from 1975 to 2005. 

            His many works include books and numerous articles about Greece, children’s textbooks and bilingual education texts. He is active in many civic and cultural societies including the Greek Teachers Association “Prometheus” where he served as president in 1981-83. His many honors include the NY State Incentive Award 1974. He was named “Educator of the Year (HAEA) in 1987. He was selected by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation to be a visiting professor for the spring 2006 semester at the University of Athens, Department of Linguistics.

 

 

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