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language educator

Deborah Kelly Sommer, American language educator. Fulbright Hays fellow (summer), 1993. Member of Foreign Language Association Virginia (nominations chair 2001-2005), Hampton Education Association (vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1985), Virginia Education Association (member resolutions committee since 1983).

Background

Sommer, Deborah Kelly was born on April 19, 1952 in Great Lakes, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Gerald Joseph Kelly and Mary Ann Koch.

Education

Bachelor, Madison College, 1974.

Career

Sales clerk W7 Grants, Alexandria, Virginia, 1968—1970. Sales clerk, make-up artist Merle Nurman Cosmetics, Springfield, 1971—1973. Sales clerk Montgomery Wards, 1973—1974.

Teacher Spanish Jefferson Davis Junior High School, Hampton, 1974—1985, Bethel High School, 1985—2003. Administrator English as Second Language/foreign language Hampton City Schools, since 2003, curriculum leader, since 2005.

Membership

Member of Foreign Language Association Virginia (nominations chair 2001-2005), Hampton Education Association (vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1985), Virginia Education Association (member resolutions committee since 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, exercise, travel, music, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Douglas Eliot Sommer, June 18, 1978 (divorced September 1989). 1 child Lauren Michelle.

father:
Gerald Joseph Kelly

mother:
Mary Ann Koch

spouse:
Douglas Eliot Sommer

child:
Lauren Michelle Sommer