Bio

Aimee Ross is a nationally award-winning educator* and aspiring writer who’s been teaching high school English at her alma mater in Loudonville, Ohio, for the past twenty-eight years. Permanent Marker: A Memoir, is her first book (KiCam Projects, March 2018).

Recently, Aimee became a Color Street Independent Nail Stylist. Curious? Hop on over to her site to take a look: https://www.colorstreet.com/AimeetheDiva

Aimee has had the following essays published online:

She has also had essays published in English Journal (NCTE, Vol. 109, No. 2, November 2019),  Grief Dialogues: The Book, Stories on Love and Loss (Grief Dialogues, 2018), Beauty around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio, 2017), Nine Lives: A Life in Ten Minutes Anthology (Chop Suey Books Books, 2017), Scars: An Anthology (Et Alia Press, 2015),  and Today I Made a Difference: A Collection of Inspirational Stories from America’s Top Educators (Adams Media, 2009). Aimee completed her MFA in Creative Non-Fiction Writing at Ashland University in 2014.

Aimee’s passion for learning and teaching about the Holocaust has led to fellowships and study tours, published study guides and lessons (online and print), and numerous presentations, both nationally and internationally.  She is a teacher fellow (2001-02) and Regional Educator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Aimee lives in rural Ohio with her very own Prince-Charming-husband, Jackson,  her pit bull Bruno, and Izzy & Cami (their cats). Together, they have five children, one granddaughter, and one grandson.  (Yes, I guess I have to add ‘Granny’ to my signature now.)

*National Teachers Hall of Fame Semi-Finalist, 2019; National Teachers Hall of Fame Finalist, 2018; Time Warner Cable National Teacher Awards, 2009; and DisneyHAND American Teacher Awards, 2004

 

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