Joan Gillman

Joan Gillman

Educator | The Browning School

Joan Gillman is a National Geographic Certified Educator who has spent more than 40 years encouraging students to develop a passion for science and a lifelong learning ethos through cross-disciplinary curriculum and educator coaching. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in education, summa cum laude, from Felician University and was awarded a Master of Arts in education by New York University in 1982. Ms. Gillman empowers students with the critical thinking skills and “big picture” worldview necessary for them to become future leaders and environmental stewards. She began teaching in 1982 and spent the next two decades as a classroom teacher and content area specialist for fourth, fifth, and sixth-grade students. Ms. Gillman became a fifth and sixth-grade teacher at the Calhoun School in 2008 and has taught science at New York’s Browning School since 2018. She is a community ambassador for projects by NASA and the American Museum of Natural History and a frequent speaker and presenter at educator conferences, including the 2019 STANYS Conference and the 2020 online NYC STANYS Professional Workshop. Ms. Gillman is the author of “Straw Rockets are Out of this World!” which appeared in an NSTA Magazine, and “Bringing STEM to the Elementary Classroom.”

The Star Treatment

In her interview with Star Jones, Ms. Gillman speaks about her role as an educator and always putting her students first at The Browning School. A national press release announced the occasion.

Marquis Crew Video

Ms. Gillman provides insights and updates on her career in an interview with Marquis Who’s Who.

Marquis Homepage

Ms. Gillman’s website displays her professional achievements alongside her career history and creative works.

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Ms. Gillman shares her professional journey in a feature for the 10th edition of Marquis Millennium Magazine.

Wall Street Journal

A Wall Street Journal feature honors Ms. Gillman as one of Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional Women.

Joan Gillman

Fortune Magazine

Ms. Gillman appeared among a select group of Marquis listees in Fortune Magazine.

Joan Gillman

Hemispheres Magazine

Ms. Gillman is honored as a 2021 Distinguished Marquis Listee in United Airlines’ Hemispheres Magazine.

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Ms. Gillman was featured in the fifth edition of Marquis Millennium as a Teacher of the Year.

Humanitarian Award

Ms. Gillman’s dedication to her students was recognized with a Marquis Worldwide Humanitarian Award.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ms. Gillman’s dedication as a fifth and sixth grade teacher earned her the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. A national press release celebrated her selection for the honor.

Professional Women

Ms. Gillman has been included among some of the world’s top Professional Women.

Top Professionals

Ms. Gillman was selected as a Marquis Who’s Who Top Educator for her commitment to supporting learning in the classroom and as a professional leader.

Who's Who in the World

Marquis Who’s Who honored Ms. Gillman with inclusion in Who’s Who in the World.



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