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information technology executive , musician , writer

Edith J. O'Donnell, American Educational and information technology consultant, writer. City of Buena Park grantee.

Background

O'Donnell, Edith J. was born on March 26, 1929 in Proctorville, Ohio, United States. Daughter of John Jordan and Florence Amber (Banks) Black.

Education

Associate of Arts, Cerritos College, 1963;Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1965;Master of Arts, California State University, Long Beach, 1973;Master of Library Science, University of Southern California, 1977;Doctor of Education, University of Southern California, 1991.

Career

Library, teacher, St. Joseph's H.S., Lakewood, California, 1968-1972;library, media director, Los Altos H.S., Hacienda Heights, California, 1972-1993;faculty library information science, San Jose State University, Fullerton, California, 1991-1994;educational technical consultant, speaker,, since 1994. Conductor workshops and consultant in field. Instructor North Orange County Community College District, 1988-1990.

Consultant, writer Consolidated Program division State of California Department Education, 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Integrating Computers Into the Classroom: The Missing Key. Contributor articles to professional publications. Produced television educational programs.

Religion

God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

Politics

The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Delaware Governor's Council on Libraries and Information Science, White House Conference, 1980. Active La Mirada Symphony Orchestra, La Mirada Pops Orchestra. Member Computer Using Educators, California Teachers Association, California School Association(section Executive Board 1980-1986), Ohio Archael.

Association, Ohio History Society, Sons and Daus. Pioneer River Men, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: violin, harp.

Connections

Married Edward Kennedy O'Donnell, December 8, 1950. Children: Kathleen Marie, Michael Edward.

father:
John Jordan Black

mother:
Florence Amber (Banks) Black

spouse:
Edward Kennedy O'Donnell

children:
Kathleen Marie O'Donnell

Michael Edward O'Donnell