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Constance L. Simmons

Constance L. Simmons, American school librarian, educator. Achievements include development of implementation of a motivational reading program, the Bulldog Book Bowl, for 5th & 6th graders in the Ottumwa school district; development of creation and implemention a motivational reading program for grades K-5, the favorite picture book award, in the Ottumwa school district.

Background

  • Simmons, Constance L. was born on July 31, 1952 in Bloomfield, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Jack N. and Donna L. Simmons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1975. Master of Arts, University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1993.

    Career

    • English, language arts teacher Fremont Community School District, Iowa, 1979—1993. Summer youth job counselor Job Training Partnership Act, Ottumwa, 1983—1991. Media specialist Sigourney Community School District, Sigourney, 1993—1996.

      Teacher library Ottumwa Community School District, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of implementation of a motivational reading program, the Bulldog Book Bowl, for 5th & 6th graders in the Ottumwa school district. Development of creation and implemention a motivational reading program for grades K-5, the favorite picture book award, in the Ottumwa school district.

    Works

    • Producer(director): (theater) A variety of High School Theatrical Productions. Judge (high school speech contests). Author: (poem) A Scene, (short story) Carny.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    Youth director 1st Church Open Bible, Ottumwa, 1983—1984. Director sunday school operations 1st Pentecostal Assembly God, 1998—2000, library director, since 2000. Member of Ottumwa Education Association, Alpha Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Jack N.
    • mother: Donna L. Simmons
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    Born July 31, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Iowa State University
    • 1993
      University No. Iowa
    • 1983 - 1991
      summer youth job counsel, or Job Training Partnership Act
      Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
    • 1993 - 1996
      media specialist, Sigourney Community School District
      Sigourney, Iowa, United States
    • 1996
      teacher, library Ottumwa Community School District