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computer educator

Edwina Estelle Walsh, American Computer educator. Certified elementary, secondary English teaching credential, California, New York. Chairperson commission on sexism in textbooks Orange County National Organization for Women, 1972, president, 1972. Member American Association of University Women, California Teachers Association (executive director Anaheim chapter 1991-1992), National Education Retired Teachers, Writers Group Albany.

Background

Walsh, Edwina Estelle was born on June 3, 1935 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Daughter of Francis Paul and Estelle Casimira (Piekarski) Walsh.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, 1957. Master of Arts in English, College St. Rose, Albany, New York, 1967.

Career

Elementary teacher, New York Archdiocese, Yonkers, 1957-1961;teacher English, Maria Regina H.S., Hartsdale, New York, 1962-1966;teacher English, Averill Park (New York) H.S., 1967;teacher elementary special education, Obrien School, Albany, 1968;teacher secondary English, Dover Plains (New York) Junior H.S., 1969;teacher special education, Walker Junior H.S., La Palma, California, 1970-1987;teacher computers, Walker Junior H.S., La Palma, California, 1987-1992. Mentortchr. Anaheim Union H.S. District, 1986-1987, chairperson committee for site based management, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary, secondary English teaching credential, California, New York.

Membership

Chairperson commission on sexism in textbooks Orange County National Organization for Women, 1972, president, 1972. Member American Association of University Women, California Teachers Association (executive director Anaheim chapter 1991-1992), National Education Retired Teachers, Writers Group Albany.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, golf, biking, computer communications, graphics.

Connections

Married Kenneth Forrest Gatton, December 10, 1934.

father:
Francis Paul Walsh

mother:
Estelle Casimira (Piekarski) Walsh

spouse:
Kenneth Forrest Gatton