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day care administrator

Diana Jean Grippen, American day care administrator. Certified teacher; administrator Connecticut. Member of Vocational Teachers Association (chairman administrative board), National Society Autistic Children (treasurer Connecticut chapter 1977), Administration Supervision Association South Connecticut State College, Harpur College Alumni Association, Order Foresters, Brown Club (New Haven).

Background

Grippen, Diana Jean was born on April 25, 1943 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Daughter of Donald Davis and Beatrice Irene (Woodard) Patton.

Education

Bachelor, Harpur College, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1964. Master of Arts in Spanish, Pennsylvania State University, 1966. Master of Arts in French, Pennsylvania State University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1976.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant Pennsylvania State University, 1964—1966. Instructor Spanish Quinnipiac College, Hamden, Connecticut, 1968—1971. Teacher Spanish Intermediate School, Branford, 1972—1977.

Residential real estate saleswoman Benedict Company, Realtors, Hamden, 1977—1978. Night manager Bickford's Pancake House Restaurant, Hamden and Wallingford, 1979—1980. Cook Curious Jane's, New Haven, 1980.

Teacher foods & director lunch program handicapped and disturbed children Foundation High School, Milford, 1980—1984, owner & director day care program, since 1984. Teacher Spanish and German Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, 1980—1982. Partner Grippen Associates Division King Associates, member wholesale-retail distribution system.

Member Connecticut Task Force Autism, 1983.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher; administrator Connecticut.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

Membership

Member of Vocational Teachers Association (chairman administrative board), National Society Autistic Children (treasurer Connecticut chapter 1977), Administration Supervision Association South Connecticut State College, Harpur College Alumni Association, Order Foresters, Brown Club (New Haven).

Connections

Married Ross Phillip Grippen, December 19, 1965. Children: Theresa Jean, Stephen Phillip.

father:
Donald Davis Patton

mother:
Beatrice Irene (Woodard) Patton

spouse:
Ross Phillip Grippen

child:
Theresa Jean Grippen

child:
Stephen Phillip Grippen