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Esther Janette Winter

Esther Janette Winter, Papua New Guinean English educator. Licensed teacher, Nebraska.


  • Winter, Esther Janette was born on February 20, 1951 in Madang, Papua New Guinea. Came to the United States, 1986. Daughter of Louis Johannes Peter and Theora Rosalyn (Drewes) Winter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hastings (Nebraska) College, 1973. Master of Arts, University Wyoming, 1988. Master of Arts Teaching English as Second Language, Central Missouri State University, 1993.


    • Teacher English Asaroka High School, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, 1974-1975. Volunteer director Good Samaritan Village, Hastings, 1976-1977. Teacher English Bumayng High School, Lae, Papua New Guinea, 1978-1982, Siassi (Papua New Guinea) High School, 1983-1984.

      Textbook writer, editor Kristen Pres Inc., Madang, 1985-1986. Instructor English University Wyoming, Laramie, 1988-1989, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, since 1989. Research assistant English department University Wyoming, Laramie, 1987-1988.

      Editor Craddock Public, Laramie, 1988-1989. Tutor Adult Basic Education, Maryville, 1990-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed teacher, Nebraska.


    • Author: The Story of Our Lutheran Church, 1986.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member American Association of University Women (secretary 1991-1993), National Council Teachers English, Conference on College Composition and Commm., Teachers English to Speakers of Other Languages, American Popular Culture Association, Association for Advancement of Core Curriculum, Midwest Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (secretary 1991-1993), Optimists International (executive board 1990-1993).


    • father: Louis Johannes Peter Winter
    • mother: Theora Rosalyn (Drewes) Winter
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    Born February 20, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Hastings (Nebraska) College
    • 1988
      University Wyoming
    • 1993
      Central Missouri State University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Teacher, English Asaroka High School
      Goroka, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    • 1976 - 1977
      volume director, Good Samaritan Village
      Hastings, Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      teacher, English Bumayng High School
      Lae, Morobe, Papua New Guinea
    • 1983 - 1984
      teacher, English Bumayng High School
    • 1985 - 1986
      textbook writer
      Madang, Papua New Guinea
    • 1988 - 1989
      instructor, English University Wyoming
      Laramie, Wyoming, United States
    • 1989
      instructor, English University Wyoming
      Maryville, Illinois, United States
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