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Education educator

Dennis Lynn Cates, American minister. Certified secondary education teacher, deficient vision, learning disabilities, mental retardation, supervision, mid-management, orientation and mobility instr; licensed local pastor. Grantee Consultation Teachers grant, 1981-1982.

Background

Cates, Dennis Lynn was born on November 25, 1946 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Robert N. and Wanda June (Boyd) Cates.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Tech University, 1968. Master of Education, Texas Tech University, 1976. Doctor of Education, Texas Tech University, 1986.

Master of Arts, Sul Ross State University, 1981. Master of Divinity, Perkins School Theology, 2008.

Career

Teacher Eagle Pass (Texas) Indiana School District, Beeville (Texas) Indiana School District, Levelland (Texas) Indiana School District. Teaching assistant Texas Technology University, Lubbock. Assistant professor West Texas State University, Canyon, 1986-1989, University South Carolina, Columbia, 1989-1995, director Center for Excellence in Special Education Technology, 1992-1993.

Associate professor Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1995-2000, professor, 2000—2004, consultant, 2004—2006, since 2008. Pastor United Methodist Church, since 2006. Presenter numerous professional conferences.

Field reviewer education journals and publications.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary education teacher, deficient vision, learning disabilities, mental retardation, supervision, mid-management, orientation and mobility instr. Licensed local pastor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1969-1973. Member of American Association of University Professors, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association Teacher Education, Association Education and Rehabilitation for Blind and Visually Impaired (chairman Division 3 1998—2000, past chairman 2000-2002, newsletter editor Division 3 1998—2004), American Council for Rural Special Education (board directors 1998—2004, chairman-elect 2000-2002, chairman 2002-2003, past chairman 2003-2004), Council for Exceptional Children (president Oklahoma chapter 2001-2002, treasurer Oklahoma subdivision development disabilities division 2001-2004, past president Oklahoma chapter 2002-2003), American Educational Research Association, International Association Special Education, American Association Intellectual & Development Disabilities, National Council Geography Education, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Sue Anne Sadler, August 9, 1975.

father:
Robert N. Cates

mother:
Wanda June (Boyd) Cates

spouse:
Sue Anne Sadler