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English as second language educator

Geraldean Harrison Shehan, American English as Second Language educator. Certified Elementary Teacher Self Contained grades 1-8 Texas Education Agency, 1973, English as Second Language grades 1-8 Texas Education Agency, 1996, Reading Recovery Texas Woman's University, 1998.

Background

Shehan, Geraldean Harrison was born on September 4, 1950 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Jerrold Harrison and Violet Elizabeth Herndon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in education, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1973. Master of Education, North Texas State University, 1984.

Career

Educator reading and English as Second Language specialist Irving Indiana School District, Texas, 1973—2003. Testing diagnostician Knowledge Point Tutoring, Colleyville, since 2004. Educator reading specialist Northwest Indiana School District, Fort Worth, since 2005.

Chairperson Elliott Campus Improvement Committee, Irving, Texas, 1997—2002. Advisory member IISD District Improvement Committee, Irving, Texas, 1999—2003. President elect Alpha Delta Kappa Texas Beta Omicron Chapter, Irving, Texas, since 1998.

Mentor and grade level chair Irving Information Systems Development, Texas, 1990—2003.

Achievements

  • Certified Elementary Teacher Self Contained grades 1-8 Texas Education Agency, 1973, English as Second Language grades 1-8 Texas Education Agency, 1996, Reading Recovery Texas Woman's University, 1998.

Religion

Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Member Parent-Teachers Association. Teacher First United Methodist Church, Irving, Texas, 1984—1998. Member of International Reading Association, Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Reading Recovery Council of North America, Parent Teacher Association (life.

Board member 1990—2000), Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Chi, Texas Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa (president elect since 2004).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Outdoor activities, reading, travel, farming.

Connections

Married Thomas Nelson Shehan, December 13, 1986. Children: David Harrison Hardy, Daniel Patrict Hardy.

father:
Jerrold Harrison

mother:
Violet Elizabeth Herndon

spouse:
Thomas Nelson Shehan

child:
David Harrison Hardy Shehan

child:
Daniel Patrict Hardy Shehan