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Sandra Pattengill Todd

Sandra Pattengill Todd, American librarian. Certified primary, secondary teacher, library media specialist. Named Teacher of Year, National Education Association, 1990; recipient Dialog's Excellence in Online Education award of Merit., 1992.


  • Todd, Sandra Pattengill was born on August 24, 1946 in Cairo. Daughter of Ralph Morrell and Dorothy Alice (Harris) Pattengill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, University Missouri, Columbia, 1968. Master of Education, University Missouri, 1969.


    • Substitute teacher San Diego Unified School District, 1969-1970. Instructor Childbirth Education Association, San Diego, 1971-1974. Substitute teacher Leeward School District, Waipaihau, Hawaii, 1976-1978, Papillion (Nebraska)-La Vista School District, 1978-1980.

      Campus library Metropolitan Technology Community College, Omaha, 1980-1984. Substitute teacher Alexander M. Patch High School, Vaihingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1985. Library, media specialist Alexander M. Patch Elementary School, 1985-1986.

      Head library Rocky Run Intermediate School, Chantilly, Virginia, since 1986. Presenter Databases in Schools '90 Conference, Technology in Focus Conferences, Mary Washington College, George Mason University, 1991, 92, Virginia Middle School Region IV Conference, 1991, Virginia Society for Technology in Education Conference, 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified primary, secondary teacher, library media specialist.


    • Co-author: (manual) Public Relations for Secondary School Media Centers, 1986. Featured in "Your Ticket to Technology" Virginia Public Televisions, 1994.


    Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Life is not about things. Life is relationships. Foremost of those relationships is the one we hold with Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist


    The strength of a society’s marriages is the greatest cause and indicator of societal health.


    Member Springfield (Virginia) Youth Club, since 1986, W. Springfield High School sports booster club, since 1986, Parent-Teachers Association, Springfield, since 1986, Women's Leadership Identification Program, Nebraska, 1983-1984. Member American Library Association, National Education Association, Virginia Education Association, Virginia Education Media Association, Virginia Middle School Association, Fairfax County Education Association, International Council for Computers in Education, Virginia Educational Computing Association, Southeastern Library. Association (library development committee since 1989), Virginia Library.

    Association, American Association School Libraries, Society School Libraries International, University Missouri Alumni Association, Military Spouse Business and Professional Association.



    Travel, stamp collecting/philately, reading, genealogy.


    • Married William Thomas Smith Todd, February 1, 1969. Children: William Michael, Ryan Christopher.
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    Born August 24, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      University Missouri
    • 1969
      University Missouri
    • 1969 - 1970
      Substitute teacher, San Diego Unified School District
    • 1971 - 1974
      instructor, Childbirth Education Association
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      substitute teacher, Leeward School District
    • 1978 - 1980
      substitute teacher, Leeward School District
    • 1980 - 1984
      campus library Metropolitan Technology Community College
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1985
      substitute teacher, Alexander M. Patch High School
      Vaihingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1986
      head, library Rocky Run Intermediate School
      Chantilly, Virginia, United States
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