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Lillian Willean Thompson

Lillian Willean Thompson, American special education and English educator. Certified special education teacher, business education teacher. Recipient Excellence in Education award Clark County School District, 1983. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Las Vegas, since 1991, 2nd Baptist Church, since 1991. Member Grambling State Alumni, Council Exceptional Children.

Background

  • Thompson, Lillian Willean was born on September 22, 1950 in Lake Providence, Louisiana, United States.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Manual Arts College, Los Angeles, 1967. Bachelor of Business Administration, Grambling State University, 1971. Master of Education, University Las Vegas, 1976.

    Career

    • Library. Las Vegas (Nevada) Library., 1974-1976. Teacher Woodbury Junior High School, Las Vegas, since 1976, chair department special education, 1978-1982. Part time teacher Southern Nevada Correctional Center, 1982-1987.

      Adult education teacher Las Vegas Evening School, 1987-1989. Teacher, tutor 2d Baptist Church, Las Vegas, since 1991. Board directors Institute to Strengthen Intellectual Skills, 1975-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Certified special education teacher, business education teacher.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Las Vegas, since 1991, 2nd Baptist Church, since 1991. Member Grambling State Alumni, Council Exceptional Children.

    Personality

    Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, reading, walking, decorating, sewing.

    Connections

    • Daughter of Abner and Ruby (Ellis) T. (divorced September 1983). 1 child, LaDeamya WanShaye Ellis.
    • father: Abner Thompson
    • mother: Ruby (Ellis) Thompson
    • child: LaDeamya WanShaye Ellis Thompson
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    Born September 22, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Manual Arts College
    • 1971
      Grambling State University
    • 1976
      University Las Vegas
    • 1974 - 1976
      Library Las Vegas (Nevada) Library
    • 1976
      teacher, Woodbury Junior High School
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      teacher, Woodbury Junior High School
    • 1982 - 1987
      part time teacher, Southern Nevada Correctional Center
    • 1987 - 1989
      adult education teacher, Las Vegas Evening School
    • 1991
      teacher
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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