Dr. Watts serves as Chair of the English Department at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station, PA. She co-teaches an AP Interdisciplinary course bridging American literature, general philosophy and Jewish thought. The course was recently awarded the inaugural Kohelet Prize in the category of Interdisciplinary Integration.
By Eileen Watts
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