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Carolyn Jean Kampe Edit Profile

Special education and elementary art educator

Carolyn Jean Kampe, American Special education and elementary art educator. Achievements include: first deaf female doctoral graduate from Illinois State University Avocations: fishing, sports, visiting museums, oil painting, reading. F C.

Background

Kampe, Carolyn Jean was born on July 8, 1943 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Fred H. and Harriet (Bobrowski) Kampe.

Education

Student, Mount St. Clare Junior College, Clinton, Iowa, 1968. Bachelor in Art, St. Ambrose University, 1970. Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, Governor State University, 1974.

Doctor of Education in Art Education, Illinois State University, 1990.

Career

Art supervisor, coordinator, and elementary art teacher District 170, Chicago Heights, 1970-1987. Graduate assistant art department Illinois State University, Normal, 1987-1990. Special education teacher Hugh Junior High School, Matteson, Illinois, 1990-1991, Burr Oak, Calumet Park, 1991-1992.

Homebound teacher District 162, Matteson, 1991-1998. Art education for special education District 170, Chicago Heights, since 1992. Art teacher Field School District 152, Harvey, Illinois, 1994, Vogt Visual Art Center, Tinley Park, 1996—2008.

Special education teacher Hufford Junior High School, Joliet, 1996-1998. With South Suburban Special Education Recreation Association, Frankfort, 2000—2007. Special education teacher Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, 2002—2008.

Visiting faculty and adaptive art specialist St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin, 1990-1992. Active in Put Your Heart Illinois Youth Art Month, 1985-1986 and 1993-1994, special education "Earth Day" Art Exhibition (200 works on display). Homebound teacher District 162 and 227, 1991-1998.

Board directors Very Special Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, 1992-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include: first deaf female doctoral graduate from Illinois State University Avocations: fishing, sports, visiting museums, oil painting, reading. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Group exhibitions include Chicago Heights Library., Chicago Heights Municipal Building, 1993-1994, Washington Junior High School, Chicago Heights, 1994. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Very Special Arts Illinois, Illinois State University, Normal, 1992-1994. Illinois Coalition for Disabilities, Normal, 1985-1986. President Self Help for Hard of Hearing, Illinois, 1984-1986.

Member White House Exhibition Committee, Chicago, 1992-1993. Volunteer Chicago Public Library., 1993. Member Put Your Heart in Month, Illinois Youth Art Month, 1985-1986.

Art judge Girl Scout Art Contest, 1982, Chicago Heights Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1982-1983. Member National Association Art Education, Illinois Art Education Association (Best Art Teacher award 1984), South Surburban Special Recreation Association.

Connections

father:
Fred H. Kampe

mother:
Harriet (Bobrowski) Kampe