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Secondary education educator

Gitte Nielsen Irving, American Secondary education educator. Certified elementary teacher, special education teacher, Massachusetts; certified by Massachusetts General Hospital in use of Orton-Gillingham strategies for remediation of dyslexia, 1989. Vice president Neighborhood Cooperative Nursery School, Winchester, 1988-1990; member school improvement county Muraco Elementary School, Winchester, 1993-1995.

Background

Irving, Gitte Nielsen was born on November 5, 1954 in Copenhagen. Came to the United States, 1976. Daughter of Sven Aage and Aase (Espersen) Nielsen.

Education

Bachelor, University Iceland, Reykjavik, 1976. Master of Education, Lesley College, 1977.

Career

Special education aide, Brookline (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1977-1978;special education teacher, Ashland (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1978-1981;special education teacher, Greater Lawrence Ednl. Collaborative, Andover, Massachusetts, 1981-1982;owner, director, Comprehensive Academics, Inc., Winchester, Massachusetts, since 1983. Member committee early education planning Winchester Public Schools, 1986.

Committee missions and social concerns United Methodist Church, Winchester, 1987, co-chair,1988-1991. Advisory county Special Education Parents, Winchester, since 1985. Member commission on school configurations, subcommittee to School Committee, Winchester, 1991-1992.

Speaker European League of Middle Level Education Annual Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, special education teacher, Massachusetts. Certified by Massachusetts General Hospital in use of Orton-Gillingham strategies for remediation of dyslexia, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor special education preschool newsletter, 1985-1986. Guest columnist Winchester Star, 1986.

Membership

Vice president Neighborhood Cooperative Nursery School, Winchester, 1988-1990. Member school improvement council Muraco Elementary School, Winchester, 1993-1995. Parents' council executive committee member, Simmons College, Boston, since 2006.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: furniture refinishing, knitting and needlework, gardening.

Connections

Married Richard Frederick Irving, June 5, 1976. Children: Erik Christian, Emilie Jessica.

father:
Sven Aage Nielsen

mother:
Aase (Espersen) Nielsen

spouse:
Richard Frederick Irving

child:
Erik Christian Irving

child:
Emilie Jessica Irving