Cecilia Casrill Dartez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree
from Tulane University in New Orleans, and is a certified elementary school teacher in the
state of Louisiana. Ms. Dartez is also a certified teacher of the educable mentally
retarded, and has done graduate study in reading instruction at Tulane University and
graduate study in psychology at Princeton University.
As a former elementary school teacher, a teacher of
memoir writing classes, a licensed Tour Guide, Ms.
Dartez is now a talented writer and gifted
speaker, entertaining and educating schoolchildren with her colorful lectures
on the history and culture of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans. She is a popular
storyteller for schools, libraries, and organizations. She is also a guide for
children's historical tours with the Hermann-Grima/Gallier Houses, original mid 19th
century house-museums in the French Quarter.
published books (Jenny Giraffe's stories also on cassette tape, read by the author)
|Jenny Giraffe Discovers the French Quarter|
|Jenny Giraffe and the Streetcar Party|
|Jenny Giraffe Discovers Papa NoŽl|
|Jenny Giraffe's Mardi Gras Ride|
|The Louisiana Plantation Coloring Book|
|A Marmac Guide to New Orleans (Editor)|
|L is for Louisiana|
Cecilia Casrill Dartez is available for school,
library and other special
appearances. Please contact Cecilia Casrill Dartez