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Jacqueline Marie Basaraba

Jacqueline Marie Basaraba, American school library media specialist. Certified library media specialist, North Dakota.


  • Basaraba, Jacqueline Marie was born on July 13, 1952 in Bowman, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of John Morris and Marjorie Thelma (Thune) Torpen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Dickinson State College, 1973. Postgraduate, University North Dakota, 1975. Postgraduate, North Dakota State University, 1977.

      Postgraduate, Moorhead State College, 1977.


    • Teacher Hettinger (North Dakota) Public School, 1973-1975. Librarian Park River (North Dakota) High School, since 1977. Library media specialist Williston (North Dakota) High School, since 1977.

      Appointee Governor's Advisory Committee on Chapter II-Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

    Major achievements

    • Certified library media specialist, North Dakota.


    Volunteer Williston Basin Friendship program, since 1987. Member American Association of University Women, North Dakota Education Association (Library Media Association president 1984-1985, numerous other offices), Williston Education Association (secretary 1978-1979, building representative since 1984), Park River Education Association (secretary 1976-1977), North Dakota Library Association (school section past secretary), Mount Plains Library Association, Delta Kappa Gamma.



    Bowling, riding, fishing, reading, cross-stich.


    • Married James Allen Basaraba, June 1, 1982.
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    Born July 13, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      Dickinson State College
    • 1975
      University North Dakota
    • 1977
      North Dakota State University
    • 1977
      Moorhead State College
    • 1973 - 1975
      Teacher, Hettinger (North Dakota) Public School
    • 1977
      librarian Park River (North Dakota) High School
    • 1977
      library media specialist, Williston (North Dakota) High School