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Secondary education language educator

David Gage Mirich, American Secondary education language educator. Named Volunteer of Week., Volunteer Boulder (Colorado) County, 1987, Hero of the Week, Rocky Mountain News, 1994.

Background

Mirich, David Gage was born on June 17, 1956 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, United States. Son of John Jack and Kay Marie (Garvin) Mirich.

Education

Student, University de Filologia, Sevilla, Spain, 1982. Bachelor in Psychology, Dakota Western University, 1981. Teaching certified, University Colorado, 1989.

Postgraduate, University de Complutense, Madrid, 1991. Postgraduate, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 1993. Master of Arts in Bilingual/Special Education, University Colorado, 1995.

Postgraduate, since 1994.

Career

Private practice teacher, interpreter, Sevilla, 1981-1983. Teacher bilingual Horace Mann Middle School, Denver (Colorado) Public Schools, 1989-1992. Teacher bilingual/English to Speakers of Other Languages coordinator North High School, Denver (Colorado) Public Schools, since 1992.

Teacher on special assignment, secondary bilingual and English to Speakers of Other Languages education Denver Public Schools, 1994-1995.

Membership

Founder, chairman Boulderiety Convention, Boulder, Colorado, 1989-1992. Candidate Boulder Valley School Board, 1989. Founder, president Front Range Children's Orthodontic Fund, Denver, 1991-1992.

With United States Navy, 1974-1975. Member National Association Bilingual Education (National Bilingual Teacher of Year 1994), Colorado Association Bilingual Education (vice president 1993-1995, Colorado Bilingual Teacher of Year, 1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horses, breeding dogs, languages, travel, real estate restoration.

Connections

father:
John Jack Mirich

mother:
Kay Marie (Garvin) Mirich