Lise Marlowe is a 6th grade teacher at Elkins Park School in Cheltenham School District and has been a Holocaust Educator for over 20 years. She was named the national History Channel “Teacher of the Year” in 2006. Mrs. Marlowe received the award from First Lady Laura Bush at the White House along with a grant to continue saving local history with her students. The History Channel sent Mrs. Marlowe to join Mrs. Bush at the 2006 Preserve America Youth Summit in New Orleans where Mrs. Marlowe co-wrote a plan to preserve local history for educators.
Other awards Mrs. Marlowe received include the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies Elementary Teacher of the Year Award and the NAACP Freedom Fund Award. Mrs. Marlowe is currently serving as Chair of the Education Committee at the Holocaust Awareness Museum in Philadelphia. Other books Mrs. Marlowe has written include, “Back in Time with Cheltenham,”Frederick Douglass’ Dream: The Story of the United States Colored Troops,” “Renate: A Jewish girl who escaped Nazi Germany,” “Bringing Beauty into the World: The life of Harry Somers,” and “David Tuck: A Story of Holocaust Survival.” All books are available on Amazon.