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Jean Donham

Jean Donham, American library and information science educator. Certified secondary teacher, certified library and director media grades kindergarten through 12, Iowa. Member Iowa Educational Media Association (board directors 1978-1981, president 1990-1991, Professional of Year award 1988), American Association School Libraries (board directors).

Background

  • Donham, Jean was born on August 9, 1946 in Iowa City. Daughter of Edward Patrick and Edith (Reilly) Organ.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1991. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1972.

    Career

    • Teacher Ames (Iowa) Community Schools, 1967-1971. Administrative intern Iowa City Community Schools, 1978-1979, library media specialist, 1974-1980, district coordinator, 1980-1993. Assistant professor School Library and Information Science University Iowa, Iowa City, 1993—2000.

      College library Cornell College, Mount Vernon, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher, certified library and director media grades kindergarten through 12, Iowa.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Iowa Educational Media Association (board directors 1978-1981, president 1990-1991, Professional of Year award 1988), American Association School Libraries (board directors).

    Connections

    • Married Kelley Jon Donham, August 10, 1968 (divorced December 1988). Children: Andrew, Joel. Married Robert Moon van Deusen, July 1, 1989 (divorced October 1997).
    • father: Edward Patrick Organ
    • mother: Edith (Reilly) Organ
    • spouses: Kelley Jon Donham
    • Robert Moon van Deusen
    • children: Andrew Donham
    • Joel Donham
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    Born August 9, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      University Iowa
    • 1991
      University Iowa
    • 1972
      University Maryland
    • 1967 - 1971
      Teacher, Ames (Iowa) Community Schools
    • 1993
      assistant, professor School Library and Information Science University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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