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Elementary education educator

Anita Jane Griffin, American Elementary education educator. Named Teacher of the Year, Indiana Auxiliary Law Related Education, 1997, American Auxiliary Law Related Education, 1997.


Griffin, Anita Jane was born on December 16, 1945 in East Chicago, Indiana, United States. Daughter of John Tatu and Alfreda (Kaspick) Granger.


Bachelor, Purdue University, Hammond, Indiana, 1969; Master of Science, Purdue University, Hammond, Indiana, 1972.


Teacher 2d grade, District 158, Lansing, Illinois, 1969-1973; teacher 6th grade science, Lake Center School Corporation, St. John, Indiana, 1983; teacher 6th grade English, Lake Center School Corporation, St. John, Indiana, 1984; teacher 5th grade, Lake Center School Corporation, St. John, Indiana, since 1985. Advisor, coach Science Club, 1992-1994. Member core team Integrated LearningSystem Computer Technology, since 1992.

Faculty advisor Star Laboratory Program, since 1988. Coordinator Artist in Residency Program, 1993. Member Peifer School Parent's Advisory Committee, 1991-1994, principal's selection committee, 1993, performance board accreditation team, 1993-1994.

Advertising manager Lake Control Hockey Club, 1991-1992. Staff development committee Lake Control School Corporation, 1996-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Editor newspaper on staff development Success Connection, since 1988.


Member pastoral administrative board Methodist Church, Dyer, Indiana, 1988-1990. Chairman pastoral communications board Griffith Methodist Church, since 1996. Member American Association of University Women, National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (convention presenter 1988), Indiana Teachers Association, Peifer Home and School Association (treasurer 1990-1991), Kappa Kappa Kappa (chapter president 1990-1991), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water skiing, snow skiing, snowmobiling, jogging, traveling.


Married Joseph Raymond Griffin, June 14, 1969. Children: Jason David, Jennifer Sue.

John Tatu Granger

Alfreda (Kaspick) Granger

Joseph Raymond Griffin

Jason David Griffin

Jennifer Sue Griffin