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educator , art and design consultant

Elizabeth Jane Hunsperger, American art and design consultant, educator. Recipient Outstanding Service award Young Women’s Christian Association, Santa Monica, California, 1972, award of recognition Missionhurst, 1982, Governor's Volunteer of the Year award State of Delaware, 1990.

Background

Hunsperger, Elizabeth Jane was born on August 30, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Francis Charles and Elizabeth Julia (Rudolph) Thorpe.

Education

Associate of Arts in Design, Santa Monica College, California, 1974. Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1976. Bachelor in Art History, University Delaware, Newark, 1978.

Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1981. Master of Arts in Education, Delaware State College, 1993. Doctor of Education in Educational technology, University Delaware, Newark, 2006.

Career

Designer Huntingdon Mills, Philadelphia, 1960-1963, Rothschild's, Ithaca, New York, 1963-1965, Cornell University, Ithaca, 1965-1967. Freelance designer Malibu, California, 1967-1976. Art and design consultant, lecturer Art & Science Associates, Newark, 1980—2001, Galena, Maryland, since 2001.

Art teacher Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, 1988-1995, Kent County High School, Maryland, 2002-2004. Art and special education teacher, Capital School District Dover High School, since 2006, Red Clay Consolidated School District Artificial Intelligence duPont High School, Greenville, Delaware, 1995-1997, Shorehaven School, Chesapeake City, Maryland, 1997-1999, Artificial Intelligence duPont Institute, Wilmington, Delaware, since 1999. With Leech School, 1994.

Consultant Arts and Science Associates, ceo. Consultant Educational and Design Services, Newark, Delaware, since 1995. Coordinator Delmarva Education Action Learning Project.

Educator Kent County Public Schools, Maryland, 2002-2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Malibu Art Association Show, 1973-1974, Newark Art Show, 1987-1988.

Membership

Founding member board directors, vice president Newark Housing Ministry, Inc., 1983-1994, president, 1989-1991. Social concerns committee and drug and alcohol task force Delaware. Active Council Exceptional Children.

Member National Art Education Association, American Craft Council, Art Educators of Delaware (board directors, president), Soroptimist International, Debutante Assembly Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Robert George Hunsperger, September 13, 1958. 1 child, Lisa Marie.

father:
Francis Charles Thorpe

mother:
Elizabeth Julia (Rudolph) Thorpe

spouse:
Robert George Hunsperger

child:
Lisa Marie Hunsperger