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Elementary education educator

Dorothy Nobuko Matsui, American Elementary education educator.


Matsui, Dorothy Nobuko was born on January 9, 1954 in Honolulu. Daughter of Katsura and Tamiko (Sakai) Matsui.


Student, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1976. Postgraduate, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1982. Bachelor of Education, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1979.

Master of Education in Special Education, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1986.


Clerical assistant, U. Hawaii Manoa Disbursing Office, Anchorage, 1974-1976;passenger service agent, Japan Air Lines, Anchorage, 1980;bilingual tutor, Anchorage School District, 1980;elementary school teacher, Anchorage School District, since 1980. Facilitator for juvenile justice courses Anchorage School District, Anchorage Police Department, Alaska Pacific U., 1992-1993. Member of advisory board AnchorageLaw-Related Education Advancement Project.


Volunteer Providence Hospital, Anchorage, 1986, Humana Hospital, Anchorage, 1984, Special Olympics, Anchorage, 1981, Municipality Anchorage, 1978, Easter Seal Society Hawaii, 1975. Member National Association of Female Executives, National Education Association, Alaska Education Association, Smithsonian National Associate Program, National Space Society, Smithsonian Air and Space Association, World Aerospace Education Organization, International Platform Association, National Trust for History Preservation, National Audubon Society, Planetary Society, Cousteau Society, Alaska Council for the Social Studies, Alaska Council Teachers of Mathematics, World Institute Achievment, United States Olympic Society, Women's Inner Circle Achievement, University Alaska Alumni Association, World Wildlife Fund, Japanese-American National Museum, Alpha Delta Kappa (treasurer Alpha chapter 1988-1992, correspondent secretary 1993-1996, sergeant at arms 1996-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sports, learning.


Katsura Matsui

Tamiko (Sakai) Matsui