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Wendy Christina Kasten

Wendy Christina Kasten, American literacy educator, writer, consultant. Recipient Literacy award Sarasota Reading Council, 1986. Member, board directors Friends of Selby Library., Sarasota, Florida, 1987-1989. Member International Reading Association (editorial review board since 1995), National Council Teachers English (editorial review board since 1999), National Reading Conf.

Background

  • Kasten, Wendy Christina was born on January 13, 1951 in Neptune, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Henry and Mary H. Overeem.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rowan University, 1973. Master of Education, University Maine, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1984.

    Career

    • Teacher St. Mary's School, Bangor, Maine, 1974-1976, Searsport (Maine) Elementary School, 1977-1980. Assistant professor University Southern Florida, Sarasota, 1984-1990, associate professor, 1990-1994, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1995-1999, professor, since 1999. President Center for Expansion of Language and Thinking, 1996-1901.

      Board directors Children's Literature Special Interest Group of International Reading Association, Newark, Delaware.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Buddhist

    Membership

    Member, board directors Friends of Selby Library., Sarasota, Florida, 1987-1989. Member International Reading Association (editorial review board since 1995), National Council Teachers English (editorial review board since 1999), National Reading Conf.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, walking, pets, craft shows, music.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Tiara Denise.
    • father: Henry Overeem
    • mother: Mary H. Overeem
    • child: Tiara Denise Kasten
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    Born January 13, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Rowan University
    • 1981
      University Maine
    • 1984
      University Arizona
    • 1974 - 1976
      Teacher, St. Mary's School
      Bangor, Maine, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      Teacher, St. Mary's School
    • 1984 - 1990
      assistant, professor University Southern Florida
      Sarasota, Florida, United States
    • 1995 - 1999
      assistant, professor University Southern Florida
      Kent, United Kingdom
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