Jana Laiz2019-01-16T14:10:34+00:00

Jana Liaz
Email: jlaiz@berkshirecountryday.org
English, Sixth Grade Advisor

joined Berkshire Country Day School in 2019
M.Ed., Westfield State College
B.A., New York University
Mandarin Language Training Institute

Jana’s writing experience is extensive.  She has recently been the Writer-In-Residence at the Berkshire Historical Society’s Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, a facilitator for the Reid Middle School Book Club, and the Writing Coach for Richmond School.  She previously taught as an adjunct professor at Simon’s Rock at Bard College.

Jana has authored several books:
Simon Says, Weeping Under This Same Moon, Elephants of the Tsunami, “A Free Woman on God’s Earth”, The Twelfth Stone, Thomas & Autumn, Billy Budd in the Breadbox, Blanket of Stars

She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, is a recorder player, and a published photographer.