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Edith Irene Ching

Edith Irene Ching, American librarian. Achievements include Elected to 2007 Newberry Com. Member of Washington Children's Book Guide.

Background

  • Ching, Edith Irene was born on September 13, 1942 in Flushing, New York, United States. Daughter of Norman and Edith (Crawford) Sprenger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Middleburg College, 1964. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968. Master of Library Science, U.Md., College Park.

    Career

    • Teacher English Oyster Bay High School, New York, 1965—1967, Panahou School, Honolulu, 1967—1970. Education specialist Mitre Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 1971—1972. Training specialist Internal Revenue Service, 1972—1975.

      English teacher Montgomery College, Rockwell, Maryland, 1976—1980, University Maryland, College Park, 1985—1991. Program chair Washington Childrens' Book List, Washington, 2000—2002. Reviewer Booklist Magazine, Chicago, since 2004.

      Volunteer Wahington National Cathedral, Washington, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include Elected to 2007 Newberry Com.

    Membership

    Member of Washington Children's Book Guide.

    Connections

    • Married Wallace Koon Leong Ching, October 13, 1971. Children: Alexander, Andrew, Christina.
    • father: Norman Sprenger
    • mother: Edith (Crawford) Sprenger
    • spouse: Wallace Koon Leong Ching
    • children: Alexander Ching
    • Andrew Ching
    • Christina Ching
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    Born September 13, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Middleburg College
    • 1968
      Harvard University
    • 1965 - 1967
      Teacher, English Oyster Bay High School
      New York, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      Teacher, English Oyster Bay High School
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      education specialist, Mitre Corporation
      Mclean, Virginia, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      training specialist, Internal Revenue Service
    • 1976 - 1980
      English teacher, Montgomery College
      Rockwell, Iowa, United States
    • 1985 - 1991
      English teacher, Montgomery College
      College Park, Maryland, United States
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