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Ethel Valerie Jenkins, American Retired media specialist ( education, Retired)retired media specialist.


Jenkins, Ethel Valerie was born on September 7, 1913 in Amherst, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Frank A. and Ethel E. (Dute) Eppley. Student, Hiram College, 1932.


Student, Hiram College, 1932. Bachelor, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1936. Postgraduate, Western Reserve University, 1936.

Postgraduate, Western Reserve University, 1941. Postgraduate, Western Reserve University, 1966. Postgraduate, State University Iowa, 1939.

Postgraduate, Ohio State University, 1960. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1962.


May 1964). Director dramatics Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, 1936-1938. Teacher English and speechSt. Elmo (Illinois) High School, 1939-1942. Teacher English, speech, director dramatics Clearview-Lorain (Ohio) High School, 1942-1957, library, 1949-1957.

Library coordinator Amherst (Ohio) Public Schools, 1957-1980, drama director, 1957-1960, 75-77. Instructor Kent State University, 1963-1966. Instructor speech Cleveland State University, 1966-1970.

Lecturer costumes for theatre. Owner, operator children's theatre, also costume rental. Consultant Amherst Public Library.

Building Program, 1972-1973. Founder Workshop Players, Inc., 1948, trustee, 1948^, president, 1948-1949, 56-58, 60, 75-80, now volunteer worker. Charter member Amherst History Society, 1973, president 1975-1977, curator mus.

1989^, board directors. Managing director Workshop Theatre, 1980^. Board directors Amherst Public Library., 1962-1989, president, 1963-1965, 83-85.

Member Linwood Council Religious Work. Library Congressional UnitedCh. Christ, Amherst, 1989^.

Author: (with others, book for 3d grade use) Amherst History.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with others): (book, 3rd grade use) Amherst History.


Founder Workshop Players, Inc., 1948, president, 1948—1949, 1956—1958, 1960, 1975—1980, trustee, since 1948, volunteer worker. President Amherst Public Library., 1963—1965, 1983—1985, board directors, 1962—1989, Amherst History Society, charter member, 1973, president, 1975—1977, curator museum, since 1989. Managing director Workshop Theatre, since 1980.

Member Linwood Council Religious Work. Library Congressional United Church Christ, Amherst, since 1989. Member of American Library Association, Church, Synagogue Library., Amherst Teachers Association (president 1962-1964), Ohio Educational Library.

Media Association (North-East representative to board directors 1974-1976), American Theatre Association, National Education Association, Ohio Education Association (life), Phi Mu, Delta Kappa Gamma.


Married William J. Jenkins, August 13, 1944 (divorced May 1964).

Frank A. Student

Ethel E. (Dute) Eppley. Student

William J. Jenkins