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Sara Louise Stubbins

Sara Louise Stubbins, American librarian, library science educator. Certified teacher, Missouri, Texas, Michigan. Music scholar Western Michigan University, 1965.


  • Stubbins, Sara Louise was born on May 29, 1947 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of William Harold and Mary Louise (McCall) Stubbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Michigan, 1969. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Michigan, 1972.


    • Teacher Plymouth (Michigan) School System, 1969-1971. Library Forest Hills School System, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1972-1976. Legislation secretary Capitol Building, Madison, Wisconsin, 1977-1978.

      President Parents Place North-East, 1979-1981. Chairman board directors Work & Play Nursery Cooperative, 1981-1985. Library supervisor 7 independent school districts, Kerrville, Texas, 1985-1988.

      Library, assistant professor library science Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Missouri, Texas, Michigan.


    Insert editor newsletter La Leche League, Madison, 1978-1983. Sunday school teacher 1st and Calvary Presbyterian Church, Springfield, 1989-1993. Consultant media center Cowden Elementary School, Springfield, 1991.

    Treasurer Childrens Literature Festival of the Ozarks. Member American Library Association, American Association School Libraries (committee chairman, awards committee), Missouri Association School Libraries (appointed liaison to Missouri Library. Association, president since 1997), International Reading Association, National Laboratory School Association, Southwest District Area Libraries Missouri (workshop leader 1991), Springfield Area Libraries (vice president 1994), University Michigan Library.

    School Alumni Association.



    Cross-country skiiing, horseback riding, racquetball, camping, gardening.


    • Married James Sewell, June 16, 1973 (div. September 1984); children: Debra Louise, Diane Laurel.
    • father: William Harold Stubbins
    • mother: Mary Louise (McCall) Stubbins
    • spouse: James Sewell
    • children: Debra Louise Stubbins
    • Diane Laurel Stubbins
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    Born March 29, 1947
    (age 69)
    • 1969
      University Michigan
    • 1972
      University Michigan
    • 1969 - 1971
      Teacher, Plymouth (Michigan) School System
    • 1972 - 1976
      library Forest Hills School System
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      legislation secretary, Capitol Building
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      president, Parents Place North-East
    • 1981 - 1985
      chairman, board directors Work & Play Nursery Cooperative
    • 1985 - 1988
      library supervisor 7 independent school districts
      Kerrville, Texas, United States
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