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Helen Mary Simko

Helen Mary Simko, American school library media specialist. Certified teacher Connecticut library media specialist (provl.) Connecticut.

Background

  • Simko, Helen Mary was born on February 25, 1950 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Matthew John and Helen Catherine Harbach.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Home Economics Education, Immaculata College, 1972. Postgrad. Home Economics Design, Drexl University, 1972. Master of Library Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 1993.

      6th Year Degree in Educational Foundations, Southern Connecticut State University, 1996.

    Career

    • Substitute teacher Public Schools of Litchfield, School District #6, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1988-1989. Special education assistant Center Elementary School, 1989-1993, Litchfield Intermediate School, 1993. School library media specialist Burr Elementary School, Hartford, Connecticut, 1993-1994, Swift Junior High School, Oakville, since 1994.

      Member student handbook revision committee Center School, Litchfield, 1992-1993, mission statement revision committee, 1992-1993, faculty advisory committee, 1992-1993. Member Litchfield advisory committee on Quality Education and Diversity, 1994. Member library media selection policy revision committee Watertown Board Education, 1994.

      Member technical planning committee Watertown Public Schools, since 1995. Member Swift Junior High School Technology Committee, 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher Connecticut library media specialist (provl.) Connecticut.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active member Civic Family Services, Litchfield, 1983-1989, League of Women Voters, Litchfield, 1986-1989. Member American Library Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Connecticut Education Media Association (board directors, member co-chair), American Association School Libraries, Kappa Omicron Phi, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sewing, cooking, reading, skiing, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Thomas F. Simko, October 13, 1973. Children: Jesse Matthew, Ian Christopher.
    • father: Matthew John
    • mother: Helen Catherine Harbach
    • spouse: Thomas F. Simko
    • children: Jesse Matthew Simko
    • Ian Christopher Simko
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    Born February 25, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Immaculata College
    • 1972
      Drexl University
    • 1993
      Southern Connecticut State University
    • 1996
      Southern Connecticut State University
    • 1988 - 1989
      Substitute teacher, Public Schools of Litchfield
      Litchfield, Michigan, United States
    • 1989 - 1993
      special education assistant, Center Elementary School
    • 1993 - 1994
      school library media specialist, Burr Elementary School
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1993
      special education assistant, Center Elementary School
    • 1994
      school library media specialist, Burr Elementary School
      Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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