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Catharyn Petitt Roach-Reeves

Catharyn Petitt Roach-Reeves, American librarian, educator. Certified elementary teacher, Texas; certified library, Texas. Recipient Green Angel award Girl Scouts United States of America, 1985.

Background

  • Roach-Reeves, Catharyn Petitt was born on September 25, 1950 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Duane and Nelma Belle Petitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Dallas Baptist College, 1974. Master of Library Science, North Texas State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Library.

      Science, University North Texas, 1989.

    Career

    • Teacher, library White Hall School, Cedar Hill, Texas, 1976-1978. Library Patton Elementary School, Dallas, 1978-1983, Macmillan Elementary School, Dallas, 1981-1982, George Washington Carver Elementary School, Dallas, 1982-1986, Arlington Park Elementary School, Dallas, 1982-1986, W.L. Cabell Elementary School, Dallas, 1986-1990, Dan D. Rogers Elementary School, Dallas, since 1990. Presenter various workshops.

      Consultant (video) In Search of a Library. Adventure, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified elementary teacher, Texas. Certified library, Texas.

    Works

    • Author: Teaching Library Skills in Grades K-6, 1993. Co-editor Library. Media Program Handbook, 1991.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Troop leader Girl Scouts AM., 1982-1988, council trainer, 1987-1988. Instructor Dallas Museum Natural History, Summer Educational Program, 1984-1987. Honorary life member Parent-Teachers Association, 1990, 93.

    Member Texas Library. Association, Texas Association School Libraries, Dallas Association School Libraries (vice president, president electrical 1991-1992, president 1992-1993, Elementary Library of the Year 1992-1993, Positive Parents of Dallas Library. Apple award 1992-1993), Delta Kappa Gamma, Alpha Chi, Lambda Sigma Alpha, Phi Lambda Theta.

    Personality

    Interests

    Rubber stamp art, doll collecting, cake/cookie decorating, needlecrafts, collecting beatrix potter and laura ingalls wilder books and memorabilia.

    Connections

    • Married Paul Alton Roach, August 21, 1971 (divorced August 1982). Married Gary L. Reeves, November 27, 1991.
    • father: Robert Duane
    • mother: Nelma Belle Petitt
    • spouses: Paul Alton Roach
    • Gary L. Reeves
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    Born September 25, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Dallas Baptist College
    • 1976
      North Texas State University
    • 1989
      University North Texas
    • 1976 - 1978
      Teacher
      Cedar Hill, Texas, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1990
      library Patton Elementary School
      Dallas, Texas, United States
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