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Education educator

Cherry Ann McGee Banks, American Education educator. Avocations: tennis, swimming, reading, traveling. F C. Recipient Outstanding Commitment and Leadership of Community College award WesternRegion National Council on Black American Affairs, 1989.


Banks, Cherry Ann McGee was born on October 11, 1945 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Kelly and Geneva (Smith) McGee.


Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1968. Master of Arts, Seattle University, 1977. Doctor of Education, Seattle University, 1991.


Teacher Benton Harbor Public School, 1968. Staff associate Citizens Education Center Northwest, Seattle, 1984—1985. Education specialist Seattle Public Schools, 1985—1987.

President Education Material and Services Center, Edmonds, since 1987. Consultant Jackson (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1988, Seattle Public Schools, 1988-1990, Little Rock Public Schools, 1989, Scott Foreman Public Company, Glenview, Illinois, since 1992. Visiting assistant professor Seattle University, 1991-1992.

Assistant professor education University Washington, Bothell, 1992-1996, associate professor education, 1996-2000, professor education, since 2001, interim director education program, since 2006.


  • Avocations: tennis, swimming, reading, traveling. F C.



Member Jack and Jill American, Seattle, 1978-1994, First African Methodist Episcopal Headstart Board, Seattle, 1981-1983. Trustee Shoreline Community College, Seattle, 1983-1995. Board directors King County Campfire, Seattle, 1985-1988.

Chair editorial board AERA Books, since 2005. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council Social Studies Programs Committee (vice chairperson Carter G. Woodson Book award committee 1991-1992, chairperson 1992-1993, nominating committee), American Research Association, The Links, Inc. (president Greater Seattle chapter), Phi Delta Kappa (founding, Seattle University chapter), Alpha Kappa Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, reading, travel.


Married James A. Banks, February 15, 1969. Children: Angela Marie, Patricia Annual.

Kelly McGee

Geneva (Smith) McGee

James A. Banks

Angela Marie Banks

Patricia Annual Banks