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Sheila Mae Cates

Sheila Mae Cates, American library consultant.

Background

  • Cates, Sheila Mae was born on April 20, 1947 in Hobart, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Arch B. and Bonnie Mae (Hayden) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Oklahoma State University, 1969. Master of Library Science, University Oklahoma, 1970.

    Career

    • Junior High School library Lawton Public Schools, Oklahoma, 1969—1970, High School library, 1970—1973. Library consultant Oklahoma Department Education, Oklahoma City, 1974—1977, Office Public Instruction, Helena, Montana, 1981—1985, Montana State Library., Helena, since 1985. Consultant Madison Public Library., Wisconsin, 1977—1979.

    Works

    • Co-author: Elements of Computer Education, 1983. Editor: School & Public Library Cooperation, 1979, Curriculum Guide for Teaching Media Skills K-12, 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Active member United Methodist Women, Helena, since 1982. Member of American Library Association, National Association State Educational Media Professionals (secretary 1984-1985), Mountain Plains Library. Association, Montana Library.

    Association (executive board since 1981, conference chairman 1984), Philanthropic and Educational Organization Club (president 1979-1980, 1986-1987, vice president 1982-1983).

    Connections

    • Married Dennis Patrick Cates, March 26, 1977. Children: Patrick Alexander, Kristen Leigh.
    • father: Arch B. Alexander
    • mother: Bonnie Mae (Hayden) Alexander
    • spouse: Dennis Patrick Cates
    • children: Patrick Alexander Cates
    • Kristen Leigh Cates
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    Born April 20, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1970
      University Oklahoma
    • 1969 - 1970
      Junior High School library Lawton Public Schools
      Oklahoma, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      Junior High School library Lawton Public Schools
    • 1974 - 1977
      library consultant, Oklahoma Department Education
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      consultant, Madison Public Library
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      library consultant, Oklahoma Department Education
      Helena, Alabama, United States
    • 1985
      library consultant, Oklahoma Department Education
      Helena, Alabama, United States