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Special education educator

Faline Mather Gray, American special education educator. Certified elementary teacher, Pennsylvania. Named one of Outstanding Young Women of America, 1974.

Background

Gray, Faline Mather was born on March 29, 1943 in Manchester, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Gilbert LaPlace and Antoinette R. (Rathbone) Mather.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tusculum College, 1965. Postgraduate, Temple University, 1975.

Career

Counselor, director Young Men’s Christian Association Day Camps, Deep River, Connecticut, 1961-1965. Special education teacher N. Pennsylvania School District, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, 1965-1968, substitute teacher, 1972-1977. Coordinator Bright Beginnings School, 1976.

Director Building Blocks Christian Nursery School, 1980—2007. Foster parent Bethany Christian Services, Philadelphia, 1982-1985, Bethanna Home for Children, Philadelphia, 1985-1997.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, Pennsylvania.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Centennial Town of Lansdale, 1976, Timothy Academy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Member Questers, International (president 1975, national 2d prize 1976, chairman bicentennial display 1976), National Education for the Young Child (board directors 1980), Pennsylvania Home Schoolers (board directors 1984, school evaluator, 1989), Lansdale History Society (vice president publicity 1975).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, gourmet cooking, reading, gardening, music.

Connections

Married William Kenworthy Gray, August 28, 1968. Children: William Junior, Jeffrey M.

father:
Gilbert LaPlace Mather

mother:
Antoinette R. (Rathbone) Mather

spouse:
William Kenworthy Gray

child:
William Junior Gray

child:
Jeffrey M. Gray