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Sydney Billig Tyler-Parker

Sydney Billig Tyler-Parker, American publishing executive, author, educational consultant. certified elementary and secondary teacher, United States, United Kingdom, West Germany, Canada. Recipient 200 Women of Achievement in England award United Kingdom Society, 1970, Outstanding World-wide Social Actions Consultant Counselor award United States Air Force, Alconbury, 1978.


  • Tyler-Parker, Sydney Billig was born on May 11, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Harvey Ellsworth Junior and Sidney Roberta (Woolslair) Billig.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Literature, College William and Mary, 1960. Mediterranean Shipping Company in Science Education, University Southern California, 1968. Post masters, Tavistock Institute Human Relations, London, 1975.


    • Teacher mathematics, social studies Torrance (California) Unified School District, 1966-1968. Math research associate southwest Reg. Federal Laboratory, Inglewood, California, 1967-1968.

      Teacher American literature, Latin, great issues of man Palos Verdes United States dollar, Rolling Hills, 1968-1969. Teacher mathematics Mayfield Comprehensive School, London, 1970. Teacher AFCENT North Atlantic Treaty Organization International School, Brunssum, The Netherlands, 1970-1975.

      International primary coordinator, research head, 1972-1974. Teacher, program director Royal Air Force Alcombury (United Kingdom) United States Air Force Schools, 1975-1981. President Thomas Geale Publications, Inc., Montara, California, since 1982.

      Teacher Laguna Salada Union School District, since 1997. Gifted and talented consultant, teacher Cabrillo Unified School District, Half Moon Bay, California, 1991-1996. Consultant, counselor United States Air Force Offices of Social Actions, Alconbury, 1976-1979.

      Project director The Think Bridge, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Certified elementary and secondary teacher, United States, United Kingdom, West Germany, Canada.


    • Author: Young Think, since 1980, Just Think, since 1980, Stretch Think, since 1982, Think Quest, since 1990. Editorial advisory, article contributor THINK Magazine, San Antonio, Texas, since 1990.


    Member National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Overseas Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa (United Kingdom chapter treasurer 1978-1981).



    Skiing, bridge, walking, raising dogs.


    • Married Thomas True Tyler, July 11, 1969 (divorced 1986). 1 child, Lee Harris Tyler Argabrite. Married Minot Harold Parker, December 30, 1988.
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    • 1960
      College William and Mary
    • 1968
      University Southern California
    • 1975
      Tavistock Institute Human Relations
    • 1966 - 1968
      Teacher, mathematics
    • 1967 - 1968
      math research associate, southwest Reg. Federal Laboratory
      Inglewood, California, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      teacher, American literature
    • 1970
      teacher, mathematics Mayfield Comprehensive School
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1970 - 1975
      teacher, AFCENT North Atlantic Treaty Organization International School
      Brunssum, Limburg, Netherlands
    • 1972 - 1974
      intern, ational primary coordinator
    • 1975 - 1981
      teacher, Royal Air Force Alcombury (United Kingdom) United States Air Force Schools
    • 1975 - 1981
      program director, Royal Air Force Alcombury (United Kingdom) United States Air Force Schools
    • 1982
      president, Thomas Geale Publications
      Montara, California, United States
    • 1997
      teacher, Laguna Salada Union School District
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