In the Press:

Mount Vernon Daily Voice (March 1, 2017)

Mount Vernon Native, Teacher Produces Documentary On Common Core, Testing

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State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins proclaimed May 25, 2016 Marie Zuzzolo Amoruso Day in New York State for her significant contributions and accomplishments in the field of education in Westchester and beyond.
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Recent Workshops:


Cabrini Immigrant Services (May 2017)

Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York invited Donna-Marie Lasco and Dr. Marie Amoruso to present their workshop, “Preparing Children for School Success.


Marie Amoruso Receives Greenwich Pen Women's 2014 Owl Award

Photo credit: Kathy DiGiovanna

Read the full article in the Greenwich Patch | December, 2014

The Jacob Burns Media Arts Center and Lab have included an interview with Marie
in their latest Annual Review:

Book-signing/formal launching of Grandma Needs A Nap! January 2013A Tribute to Creative Collaboration
“Grandma Needs A Nap!” Book/DVD Signing

Jacob Burns center
405 Manville Road Pleasantville, New York 10570
(914) 773-7663

  • An enthusiastic crowd attends the book launch for Grandma Needs a Nap on January 7
  • Marie Amoruso addressing the crowd
  • Marie Amoruso with cover illustration for Grandma Needs a Nap by Mary Branch
  • Marie Amoruso with Joyce French
  • Book-signing/formal launching of Grandma Needs A Nap! January, 2013
  • Marie Amoruso greets attendees

A celebration and tribute to the faculty’s and technical staff’s collaborative effort to educate and support the creativity of four women of ‘vintage’, Marie Z. Amoruso (Author, Director, Producer) Joyce N. French (Author) Mary N. Branch (illustrator) Joyce DiCamillo (composer-pianist)