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Sheila Kay Blume

Sheila Kay Blume, American library media specialist, library administrator. Certified teacher, Kansas. Recipient Chapter Farmer award Kensington Kansas Future Farmers of America, 1986.


  • Blume, Sheila Kay was born on May 20, 1950 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alphonso Sam and Geraldine (Alexander) Sciarratti.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Education, Wichita State University, 1971. Master of Science in Education, Fort Hays State University, 1981.


    • Instructor English, history Phillipsburg (Kansas) High School, 1972. Assistant library Phillipsburg City Library., 1973-1978. Library media specialist, instructor Kensington (Kansas) High School, since 1978.

      Public library Kensington Community School Library., since 1989. Speech instructor Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas, since 1990. Library media instructor Fort Hays State University, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Kansas.


    Denomination: Christian


    Board directors Kansas Library. Network, Topeka, since 1997. Volunteer Phillips County Hospice, Phillipsburg, since 1996.

    Member American Library Association, National Education Association, National Council Teachers English, American Association School Libraries, Kansas Association School Libraries (president's award 1989), Kansas State Reading Circle, Phi Delta Kappa.



    Reading, craftwork.


    • Married George A. Blume, August 2, 1969. Children: Lisa Kay Blume Strunk, Heather Dawn.
    • father: Alphonso Sam Sciarratti
    • mother: Geraldine (Alexander) Sciarratti
    • spouse: George A. Blume
    • children: Lisa Kay Blume Strunk Blume
    • Heather Dawn Blume
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    Born March 20, 1950
    (age 66)
    • 1971
      Wichita State University
    • 1981
      Fort Hays State University
    • 1972
      Instructor, English
    • 1973 - 1978
      assistant, library Phillipsburg City Library
    • 1978
      library media specialist, Kensington (Kansas) High School
    • 1978
      instructor, Kensington (Kansas) High School
    • 1989
      public library Kensington Community School Library