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Gwendolyn Sue Foote, American educator, artist. Registered medical technologist; certified teacher. Named Teacher of Year, since 2011; recipient award, Pediatrics Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, 1992, Recognition award, Oglala Lakota Tribe, 2004, 2005;, Toshiba National Aeronautics and Space Administration educational grantee, 2005, Educational grantee, Nautilus Middle School.


Foote, Gwendolyn Sue was born 1953 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of John Thurman and Dorothy Clow Foote.


Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1975. Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Art, Psychology, Interculteral Studies, University Texas, 1985. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, 2004, and Special Education Certification, Oglala Lakota College, South Dakota, 2005.

EdD, Double concentration in Special Education and Instructional Leadership, NOVA Southeastern University, 2014;


Science and special education teacher, Miami Beach, Florida, 2006. Foote Fine Art Studio, 1983—1997. Supervisor Biomedical technologist (RMT) St. Joseph's Hospital, Denver, 1988—1990, St. Mary's Hospital, Tucson, 1990—1991, Biomedical Tech(RMT), Richardson Medical Center, Richardson, TX 1987-1988, Biomedical Tech(RMT), Diagnostic Biomedical Tech(RMT), Palestine, Texas, 1978-83;Supervisor, Biomedical Tech(RMT), Navasota Medical Center, 1975-78.

Certified Teacher Wounded Knee and Little Wound School, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, 2000—2005. Instructor Education Depart. Oglala Lakota College, 2003—2005. Instructor Johns Hopkins University Center Talented Youth, Baltimore, 2006—2007. Science teacher Nautilus Middle School, Miami Beach, Florida, from 2006, International Baccalaureate School. Science Department Chair, Nautilus Middle School. SECME /STEM & Science Fair Coordinator , 2010—2017.

Educational delegate People to People International, Egypt, 2007, ambassador, China, 2008. Artist, Exhibition include Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, 1985—1995. Review board editor Science Scope Magazine.


  • Registered medical technologist. Certified teacher.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include UNESCO, Human Civil Rights, Namibia, Africa. Royal Rainier Family Monaco Award, 1995,

      (Exhibitions include, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Rocky Mou...)


Rehabilitator Federal Fish and Wildlife, Texas, 1983—1987. Member of Dade County Science Teachers Association, Botany Society America, American Medical Technology Society, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University Former Students, International Senior Citizens Association (vice president 1994-1997), National Science Teachers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, hiking, writing, music, art.


John Thurman

Dorothy Clow Foote