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elementary school educator

Iris Lynette Samples, American elementary school educator. Certified teacher, Ohio. Recipient Woodford Teacher of Year, Woodford Parent-Teachers Association, 1994; nominated American Teacher award International Reading Association, Akron chapter; Jennings scholar, 1984.


Samples, Iris Lynette was born on July 28, 1948 in Ravenna, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Enzo Joseph and Iris Lynette (Wiley) Lanari.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Kent State University, 1973. Postgraduate in Reading Instruction, University Akron, 1979. Student, Gesell Institute Human Development, 1989.


Teacher first grade, Highland Local Schools, Medina County, Ohio., 1968-1972;teacher first grade, Barberton (Ohio) City Schools, 1973-1977;reading teacher, Barberton (Ohio) City Schools, since 1977. Member of faculty advising committee Woodford School, 1982-1989, Right to Read activities coordinator, since 1983, Buckeye Book activities coordinator, since 1990, young authors coordinator, since 1991, teacher kindergarten pilot program chapter one students,1987-1988. School levy committee Barberton City Schools, 1982, 93, member readingcurriculum committee, 1987-1988, member Right to Read district committee, since 1987, reading textbook selection committee, 1987-1989.


  • Certified teacher, Ohio.


Teacher Bible School, Sunday School 1st Lutheran Church, 1978-1982, coordinator Christmas program, 1979-1980. Active Woodford Parent-Teachers Association, past program chair. Volunteer various health foundations, since 1975.

Member Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: seminars, gardening, fitness, golf.


Married Charles Victor Samples, August 24, 1968.

Enzo Joseph Lanari

Iris Lynette (Wiley) Lanari

Charles Victor Samples