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Lila Lee Silvern

Lila Lee Silvern is a graduate of the UCLA Theatre Arts Department and received a Masters Degree in Bilingual Education from California State University, Northridge. She appeared in a series called "The World Comes to Los Angeles" for KLCS and developed educational curricula for second language learners. After retiring from a long career as a teacher and director of programs for immigrant and migrant students, she is creating a new image as a storyteller and writer. She has published a book of short stories, "Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen" and a children’s book, "Nick and Nellie Go to College". Lila Silvern’s other passion is the Drew Silvern Dollars for Scholars chapter of Scholarship America, which provides scholarships to children of migrant workers.