Nicole Berkowitz earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and completed her Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She has worked as a certified Speech-Language Pathologist for close to 20 years.
Ms. Berkowitz served as a clinician in public and independent school settings where she worked with children individually and in groups to assess and treat speech, language, and social communication disorders. Additionally, she has trained and supervised faculty and students in graduate programs.
Ms. Berkowitz is currently a Speech-Language Pathologist and Coordinator of Language for both the lower and middle schools at The Windward School’s Manhattan Campus. In addition to evaluating the language demands of curriculum and classroom activities and providing information to promote the development of student language skills, Ms. Berkowitz presents professional development workshops on various topics. Some of the topics have included Disciplinary Literacy, Teaching Story Structure, Questioning Techniques, Wordless Picture Books, Narrative Development, and Phonological and Phonemic Awareness. She also co-authored an article titled, “Questions: An important Aspect of Student Learning.”