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Kay Bishop

Kay Bishop, American media educator. Certified media specialist, English teacher, Florida. National Education Association title II grantee, 1990-1991; Florida Association Media in Education scholar, 1990-1991.

Background

  • Bishop, Kay was born on June 16, 1942 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Florida State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1992. Master of Education, Washington State University, 1979.

      Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1984.

    Career

    • Media specialist Samoset and Blackburn Elementary School, Bradenton, Florida, 1970-1971, Bradenton Christian School, 1974-1984, Palmetto (Florida) High School, 1984-1992, Sportfield Elementary School, Hanau, Germany, 1992-1993. Reference library University South Florida, Sarasota, 1988-1990. Library American School in Switzerland, Montagnala-Lugano, 1993-1994.

      Assistant professor Murray (Kentucky) State University, 1994-1995, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1995-1997, University Kentucky, Lexington, since 1997. Chair silver medallion committee Children's Book Festival, University Mississippi, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Certified media specialist, English teacher, Florida.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Returned Peace Corps Vols., since 1965, Friends of Nepal, since 1965. President Manatee (Florida) Association for Media in Education, 1986-1988. Member American Library Association (conference committee 1996-1997), American Association School Libraries (national research committee since 1996), Association Library and Information Science Education, Young Adult Library.

    Services Association (national research committee since 1997), Educators of Library. Media Specialists (secretary), International Reading Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, swimming.

    Connections

    • Daughter of Arnold Franklin and Louise Thelma (Thompson) Cecka. Divorced; children: James C., Jennifer K., Lara G.
    • father: Arnold Franklin Cecka
    • mother: Louise Thelma (Thompson) Cecka
    • children: James C. Bishop
    • Jennifer K. Bishop
    • Lara G Bishop
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    Born June 16, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Florida State University
    • 1992
      Florida State University
    • 1979
      Washington State University
    • 1984
      University South Florida
    • 1970 - 1971
      Media specialist, Samoset and Blackburn Elementary School
      Bradenton, Florida, United States
    • 1974 - 1984
      Media specialist, Samoset and Blackburn Elementary School
    • 1984 - 1992
      Media specialist, Samoset and Blackburn Elementary School
    • 1988 - 1990
      reference library University South Florida
      Sarasota, Florida, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      Media specialist, Samoset and Blackburn Elementary School
      Hanau, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1993 - 1994
      library American School in Switzerland
    • 1994 - 1995
      assistant, professor Murray (Kentucky) State University
    • 1995 - 1997
      assistant, professor Murray (Kentucky) State University
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1997
      assistant, professor Murray (Kentucky) State University
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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