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Spanish educator

Eileen Wydo Glisan, Spanish educator. Certified teacher Spanish and French, Pennsylvania; certified oral proficiency tester and trainer for Spanish. Grantee United States Department Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1986.

Background

Glisan, Eileen Wydo was born on December 27, 1956 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Andy Senior and Sophie (Sabo) Wydo.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, California (Pennsylvania) University, 1979. Master of Arts in Hispanic Linguistics, University Pittsburgh, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Hispanic Linguistics, University Pittsburgh, 1983.

Career

Spanish/French teacher, Jefferson (Pennsylvania)-Morgan Junior/Senior High, 1979-1980;teaching assistant-fellow, U. Pittsburgh, 1980-1984. instructor Spanish, U. Pittsburgh, 1984-1985;associate professor Spanish, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, since 1985. Consultant to school districts, 198-.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Spanish and French, Pennsylvania. Certified oral proficiency tester and trainer for Spanish.

Works

  • book

    • Enlaces

      (Presents culture naturally through authentic language sam...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: (in Spanish) Enlaces, 1991, (with others) Adapting a FLES Approach. 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member North Allegheny Foreign Language Advisory Council, Wexford, Pennsylvania, since 1987. Member Northeast Conference on Teaching of Languages (board directors 1991-1994), Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (vice president since 1990), Appalachian Educator's Society (executive council since 1987), American Council on Teachers of Languages, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portugese, Allegheny Foreign Language Association, Alpha Mu Gamma (Excellence in Spanish/French 1979).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, aerobics, traveling.

Connections

Married Roy Allen Glisan, May 17, 1980. 1 child, Nina Andreya.

father:
Andy Senior Wydo

mother:
Sophie (Sabo) Wydo

spouse:
Roy Allen Glisan

child:
Nina Andreya Glisan