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Editor , project developer , writer

Anne Wallingford, American freelance/self-employed writer. Certified elementary and middle school teacher, Illinois. Recipient Gold award Adler Planetarium, Chicago, 1985. Active The Volunteer Center, Mansfield, 1992-1993, steering committee Wright Community Center, 1991; treasurer Wolfram St. Block Club, Chicago, 1975-1978. Member Writers-Editors Network, Editorial Freelancers Association.

Background

Wallingford, Anne was born on June 29, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lester Arlyn and Roseanne (Jones) Wallingford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Chicago State University, 1975.

Career

Professional dressmaker Annie's Original's, Chicago, 1968-1972. Instructor, assistant principal, St. Bonaventure School, 1972-1981. Instructor, chair science department Our Lady of Lourdes School, 1981-1987.

Product designer, catalog manager FSC Educational, Inc., Mansfield, Ohio, 1988-1991. Interim director public relations Shelby Memorial Hospital, 1991-1992. Founder, director Anne Wallingford WordSmith, Chicago, since 1990.

Instructor English literature and business writing North Central Technology College, 1991-1992. Catalog/project developer ETA, 1992-1995, Sargent-Welch, 1993-2002, Basic Science, 2003-2006. Permissions editor McGraw-Hill, since 2000.

Technical writer United Science, since 2002. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary and middle school teacher, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers.

Membership

Active The Volunteer Center, Mansfield, 1992-1993, steering committee Wright Community Center, 1991. Treasurer Wolfram St. Block Club, Chicago, 1975-1978. Member National Writers's Union, Chicago, Women in Public (Individual Excellence in Production, 1994, 95), Society Technology Communicators, Professional Freelance Association (founder, president, 1991-1992), Mensa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: telecommunications, reading, theatre, museums.

Connections

father:
Lester Arlyn Wallingford

mother:
Roseanne (Jones) Wallingford