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English and foreign languages educator

Elaine Marie Coney, American language educator. William Winter scholar, 2007.


Coney, Elaine Marie was born on August 9, 1952 in Magnolia, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Allen Leroy and Katie Jane (McLeod) Coney.


Bachelor in Spanish, Millsaps College, 1974. Master of Arts in Spanish, University Interam. Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Interam. Saltillo Coahuila, Mexico, 1977. Master of Education, University Southern Mississippi, 1979.

Educational Specialist in Higher Education Administration, University Southern Mississippi, 1997.


Teacher foreign languages South Pike High School, Magnolia, Mississippi, 1977-1991. Teacher English Amite County Schools, Liberty. Instructor Jackson (Mississippi) State University.

General Educational Development instructor South Pike Schools, Magnolia, Mississippi. Instructor Spanish and English composition Southwest Mississippi Community College, Summit, since 1989. Instructor humanities Southwest Mississippi Community College, 2006.


Member National Education Association (delegate convention 1986, 88), Modern Language Association, American Council Teachers Foreign Languages, American Association Teachers French, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese, Mississippi Association Educators (instructional professional development committee), National Council Teachers English, Mississippi Foreign Language Association (president 1991-1993, Distinguished Service award 1998), Mississippi Associate Educators (treasurer).


Allen Leroy Coney

Katie Jane (McLeod) Coney