Log In

Brenda Lois Spangenberg Edit Profile

elementary school educator

Brenda Lois Spangenberg, American Elementary school educator.


Spangenberg, Brenda Lois was born on June 18, 1944 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Russell Benjamin and Dorothy Jane (Severson) Spangenberg.


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Marywood College, Scranton, 1966; Master of Science in Elementary Education, Marywood College, 1971; postgraduate, Marywood College, since 1972.


Teacher 3d grade Garfield Elementary School, Scranton, 1966-1971. Teacher 2nd grade J.F. Kennedy Elementary School, 1971-1997. Retired

Presenter workshops to teachers in art and science, 1976, creative teaching to Kappa Delta Pi members Marywood College, 1993.

Teacher arts and crafts College for Kids, Marywood, Scranton, 1986-1989. Presenter art workshop Department Continuing Professional Education Marywood, 1990. Team teacher Creative Arts for Children, Marywood, 1991.

Evaluator School Improvement NEIU # 19, Valley View School District, Pennsylvania, 1981. Speaker in field; team member Chapter 1 School Improvement Study Program, Scranton School District, 1995-1997.


Teacher Sunday school St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Scranton, 1967-1972. Choir member Trinity Lutheran Church, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, 1983-1986, crop walker chair, 1986. Volunteer secretary Waverly United Methodist Church, since 1991.

Crop walk chair Fleetville Methodist Church, 1991, 92, volunteer secretary since 1991. Chair Petting Zoo, Marywood Family Festival, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1986-1993. Photographer Lackawanna River Corridor Study, 1989.

Volunteer Adopt-A-Highway, 1991-1996, taking pets to people programs, numerous others. Board directors Lackawanna Audubon Society, 1991, chairperson youth program, since 1993. Member advisory board Marywood Alumni Club, since 1998.

Teacher vacation bible school Trinity Lutheran Church, since 1997. Member Scranton Education Association, Pennsylvania Education Association, Women Teachers Association Scranton, Sierra Club (recycling program committee 1984-1987, environmental education chairman 1983-1986).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, cross-country skiing, fishing, reading, crafts.


Russell Benjamin Spangenberg

Dorothy Jane (Severson) Spangenberg