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Reading specialist

Barbara Wessels Foley, American reading specialist. Certified master teacher, Colorado. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, Colorado Council International Reading Association (presenter 1988-1992, Denver), Colorado Language Arts Society (presenter 1988, 89, 91), St. Vrain Valley Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Foley, Barbara Wessels was born on June 30, 1948 in Beloit, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Roman John and Helen Rosemary (Gorman) Wessels.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Illinois, 1970. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1988.

Career

Elementary school teacher, Woodstock (Illinois) Public Schools, 1970-1971;elementary school teacher, St. Vrain Valley Public Schools, Longmont, Colorado, 1971-1986;chapter I reading teacher, St. Vrain Valley Public Schools, Longmont, Colorado, since 1986;early literacy coordinator, St. Vrain Valley Public Schools, Longmont, Colorado, since 1994. Consultant on early literacy, since 1994. Instructor reading class Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1989, 90.

Achievements

  • Certified master teacher, Colorado.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, Colorado Council International Reading Association (presenter 1988-1992, Denver), Colorado Language Arts Society (presenter 1988, 89, 91), St. Vrain Valley Education Association, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, skiing, hiking, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married James Michael Foley, November 27, 1970.

father:
Roman John Wessels

mother:
Helen Rosemary (Gorman) Wessels

spouse:
James Michael Foley