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Carol Jean Fox

Carol Jean Fox, American librarian. Member American Library Association (member council 1992-1994), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Illinois School Library. Media Association (board directors, president 1995-1996, Polestar award 1991), American Association School Libraries, Illinois School Library. Media Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Fox, Carol Jean was born on May 9, 1942 in LaSalle, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Ralph Francis and Hazel Mabel Mindock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, MacMurray College, 1964. Master of Library Science, University Rhode Island, 1968. Postgraduate, Northern Illinois University, 1988.

      Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1995—1996.

    Career

    • Library. assistant Indianapolis Public Library., 1964-1965. 6th grade teacher Denby Park Day School, Norfolk, Virginia, 1965-1966. Children's librarian Newport (Rhode Island) Public Library., 1966-1969.

      School librarian Tiverton (Rhode Island) Public Schools, 1969-1970. School library media specialist Rockford (Illinois) Public Schools, 1971-1985. Reading consultant Elgin (Illinois) Public Schools, 1986-1988.

      School library media specialist Highland Park (Illinois) School District 108, 1988-1989. Youth services consultant Illinois State Library., Springfield, 1989-1993. Consultant Northern Illinois Library.

      System, Rockford, 1993—1995. Grant manager, executive director Sinn Valley Information Network, 1995—1996. Library media specialist Mary Watts Elementary School, Naperville, Illinois, 1996—2003, Montessori Magnet School, Rockford, since 2003.

      Adjunct faculty Rockford (Illinois) College, 1976-1988, National College Education, Evanston, Illinois, 1989. Chair Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award Committee.

    Works

    • Co-author: Celebrate Literature, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association (member council 1992-1994), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Illinois School Library. Media Association (board directors, president 1995-1996, Polestar award 1991), American Association School Libraries, Illinois School Library. Media Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married DeLon E. Fox, June 20, 1981. Married Curtis A. Wingerter, February 20, 1965 (divorced 1973). 1 child, Grechen Lynne Wingerter.
    • father: Ralph Francis
    • mother: Hazel Mabel Mindock
    • spouses: DeLon E. Fox
    • Curtis A. Wingerter
    • child: Grechen Lynne Wingerter Fox
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    Born March 9, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      MacMurray College
    • 1968
      University Rhode Island
    • 1988
      No. Illinois University
    • 1964 - 1965
      Library assistant, Indianapolis Public Library
    • 1965 - 1966
      6th grade teacher, Denby Park Day School
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
    • 1966 - 1969
      children's librarian Newport (Rhode Island) Public Library
    • 1969 - 1970
      school librarian Tiverton (Rhode Island) Public Schools
    • 1971 - 1985
      school library media specialist, Rockford (Illinois) Public Schools
    • 1986 - 1988
      reading consultant, Elgin (Illinois) Public Schools
    • 1988 - 1989
      school library media specialist, Highland Park (Illinois) School District 108
    • 1989 - 1993
      youth services consultant, Illinois State Library
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1993 - 1995
      consultant, Northern Illinois Library System
      Rockford, Illinois, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      grant manager, director Sinn Valley Information Network
    • 1995 - 1996
      executive, director Sinn Valley Information Network
    • 1996 - 2003
      library media specialist, Mary Watts Elementary School
      Naperville, Illinois, United States
    • 2003
      library media specialist, Mary Watts Elementary School
      Rockford, Illinois, United States
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