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Educational administrator

Elaine Carol Benen, American Educational administrator. Certified elementary teacher and principal, K-12 reading teacher, Virginia. Impact II grantee, McDonald's grantee, minority achievement grantee; Fulbright scholar. Member ASCD, NAESP, National Council for Social Studies, Virginia Education Association, Fairfax Education Association Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Background

Benen, Elaine Carol was born on March 22, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of Sidney and Lee (Chesneau) Lowenstern.

Education

Bachelor, George Mason College, Fairfax, Virginia, 1970. Master of Education, George Mason College, Fairfax, Virginia, 1973. Doctor of Education, University Pacific, Stockton, California, 1983.

Career

Elementary teacher Alexandria (Virginia) Public Schools, 1974-1984. Teacher special projects, reading specialist Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, 1984-1992, elementary assistant principal, since 1992. Reader funding bilingual proposals United States Department Education.

Conference presenter National Science Teachers Association, National Core Knowledge Foundation.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher and principal, K-12 reading teacher, Virginia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association of Elementary School Principals, National Council for Social Studies, Virginia Education Association, Fairfax Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma.

Connections

Married Arthur Swartz. Children: Troy, Robert, Julie, Sandy, Paula.

father:
Sidney Lowenstern

mother:
Lee (Chesneau) Lowenstern

spouse:
Arthur Swartz

children:
Troy Benen

Robert Benen

Julie Benen

Sandy Benen

Paula Benen