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Bilingual educator

Debra Dowell Rezac, American bilingual educator. Certified language development specialist, California, certified reading recovery teacher, recover teacher leader; certified reading specialist California Department Education; certified equity trainer, character counts trainer. Grantee Selma Unified School District, 1987, Selma Public Education Foundation, 1994, S. United States dollar Public Education Foundation, 1996.

Background

Rezac, Debra Dowell was born on February 20, 1952 in Modesto, California, United States.

Education

Certified teacher, California State University, Fresno, 1986. Bachelor of Science, California State University, Fresno, 1994. Master Language Development, Pacific College, 1995.

Certified reading recovery teacher leader, California State University, Fresno, 2000.

Career

Bilingual teacher Selma (California) Unified School District, since 1986, mentor teacher drug prevention education, 1989-1993, mentor teacher health education, since 1993, mentor teacher language development and early literacy, since 1996, staff developer, 1996-1997, teacher special assignment reading recovery teacher, 2000-2001. Project Drug Alcohol and Tobacco Education coordinator Selma Unified School District, since 1989, chair Healthy Kids Healty California task force, since 1990, parent educator, since 1992. Member advisory board Gang Task Force, Selma, since 1993.

Member English Language Arts Curriculum Committee, since 1990, Health Curriculum Committee, since 1993. Mentor teacher Early Literacy, 1996-1997. Member coordinating committee Gifted and Talented Education, 1996, 97-98, member advisory board, 1996.

Instructor 2nd grade literacy group, mentor teacher Beginning Teacher Mentor Program, since 1998, adult literacy/English as Second Language Selma High Adult School. Mentor Beginning Teacher Support Advisory, since 1998. Member CalStat TEACH Learning Support faculty California State University, Fresno, 2000-2001.

Achievements

  • Certified language development specialist, California, certified reading recovery teacher, recover teacher leader. Certified reading specialist California Department Education. Certified equity trainer, character counts trainer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Mostly Magnets, 1990, Supplemental Guide to HLAY 200, 1995, other curriculum materials. Co-author: Gang Curriculum 1993.

Religion

Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value of one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

Membership

Member El Concilio, Fresno, 1993-1994, Fresno Zoological Society, since 1980, Selma Public Education Foundation. Member National Education Association, California Teachers Association, National Council Teachers Education, C.U.E.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, snow boarding, ice skating, running, swimming.

Connections

Daughter of Charles Hubert and Peggy Sue (Hittle) Dowell. Divorced; children: Aaron Vincent, Amanda Lael. Married Stephan R. Rezac, February 2, 2002.

father:
Charles Hubert Dowell

mother:
Peggy Sue (Hittle) Dowell

spouse:
Stephan R. Rezac

children:
Aaron Vincent Rezac

Amanda Lael Rezac