Meet Beth Gilbert...

        Beth Gilbert has taught secondary level English since 1997, where she began her career with the New York City Board of Education at Canarsie High School in Brooklyn, followed by Humanities and the Arts Magnet High School in Queens.  In 2001, she joined the faculty of West Babylon High School where she enjoys teaching a variety of grade levels, from the newest freshmen to Advanced Placement juniors.  In September 2016, she was recognized by the Board of Education for fifteen years of perfect attendance!
        Ms. Gilbert has earned a variety of degrees and accolades throughout her career of two decades.  She holds degrees from SUNY Albany, CUNY Queens College, and SUNY Stony Brook.  Over a dozen of her book reviews have been published in the librarian's journal VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates).  In 2005, she was presented with the Distinguished Teacher Award and Fellowship from the Harvard Club of Long Island in recognition of her work with her Advanced Placement Literature and Composition course.  A year later, Ms. Gilbert wrote, and won, a NYSEC Mini-Grant for her program entitled “Finding the Pearl Within: Learning the Craft of a Published Author”.
         In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she was the faculty advisor for TEMPO, the literary magazine, for six years and facilitator of the Virtual Advanced Placement Program.  In an administrative capacity, Ms. Gilbert was delighted to serve for two years as Assistant Director of Night School.  When she is not in the classroom, Ms. Gilbert enjoys reading, powerwalking, practicing the Ballet Beautiful method, and enjoying time with her family which includes husband Jeffrey and young son Asher.