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Susan Lynne Ertel

Susan Lynne Ertel, American writing educator. Recipient National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence in Teaching award, 1995, Lucille Speakman Excellence in Teaching award Westark Communications College, 1993-1994.


  • Ertel, Susan Lynne was born on February 17, 1964 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Oscar B. and Betty L. (Wright) McKinney.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1983. Bachelor, University Central Arkansas, 1986. Master of Arts, University Central Arkansas, 1991.


    • Teacher Greenwood (Arkansas) Public Schools, 1987-1988. Substitute teacher Leavenworth (Kansas) Public schools, 1988-1989. Instructor writing Westark Community College, Fort Smith, since 1989.


    Accompanist, piano, clarinet First Baptist Church, Greenwood, since 1979. Judge 4-H talent shows, Greenwood, 1990, 94. Active PTO, North Main Elementary School, Greenwood, since 1994.

    Member National Association for Developmental Education (national committee member since 1996), Arkansas Association for Developmental Education (president since 1995), National Council Teachers English, Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa (Outstanding Higher Education Teacher 1997).



    Piano, reading, hiking, sewing, cooking.


    • Married Philip R. Ertel, June 3, 1995. 1 child, Margaret Annual.
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    Born February 17, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1983
      Westark Community College
    • 1986
      University Central Arkansas
    • 1991
      University Central Arkansas
    • 1987 - 1988
      Teacher, Greenwood (Arkansas) Public Schools
    • 1988 - 1989
      substitute teacher, Leavenworth (Kansas) Public schools
    • 1989
      instructor, writing Westark Community College
      Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States