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Barbara Brown

Barbara Brown, American librarian, educator. Certified secondary teacher State Illinois, 1974, elementary teacher 1974, in administrative teaching 1975, type 10 special teacher 1991. Named an Outstanding Young Woman in American.

Background

  • Brown, Barbara was born on February 7, 1952 in Evanston, Illinois, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rockford College, Illinois, 1974. MSED, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1975. Doctor of Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1981.

      Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1991. Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministries, St. Mary's University, Winona, Minnesota, 1999.

    Career

    • Library. Rockford Public Schools, since 2001, teacher, since 2001. Intern Library Congress, 1990. Member Illinois State Board Education Advisory Committee Certification Library.

      Media Specialists, Springfield, Illinois, Master of Arts in Teaching Advisory Board Rockford College, since 2003. Representative Prairie Area Library. Systems Advisory Board, Rockford, 2005—2006.

      Coach East High School Scholastic Bowl, Rockford, 2005—2007. Appointed member United States Selective Service Board, Rockford, since 2005. Participant Yad Vashem International Seminar Teachers, Jerusalem, 2007.

      Board member Hadassah, Rockford.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher State Illinois, 1974, elementary teacher 1974, in administrative teaching 1975, type 10 special teacher 1991.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    With Indo Chinese Refugee Project. Past member Salvation Army Corp Board. With United way Community Hotline Board.

    Member of Friends Rockford Public Library. (board member 1999—2002), United States Holocaust Museum (participant Belfer conference teachers 2006, Belfer Alumni Conference Regional grant 2008), Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternitis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading, travel, writing, research.

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    Born February 7, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Rockford College
    • 1975
      Northern Illinois University
    • 1981
      Northern Illinois University
    • 1991
      Northern Illinois University
    • 1999
      St. Mary's University
    • 1990
      intern, Library Congress

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