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Secondary school educator

Jane Stewart Austin, American secondary school educator. Certified teacher, Illinois. Co-coordinator Books for South Africa, Rockford, since 1989. Member National Education Association, Rockford Education Association.

Background

Austin, Jane Stewart was born on July 24, 1935 in Hartford, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Leslie Andrew and Zula Mae (Howard) Stewart.

Education

Bachelor in Music Education, Western Kentucky University, 1957. Master of Arts in Education, Western Kentucky University, 1971.

Career

Teacher music Kalamazoo Public School, Michigan, 1957-1958, teacher English, 1959-1962, Rockford Public School, Illinois, 1967-1970, teacher music and English, 1970—1972, music consultant, 1972-1975, teacher elementary education, 1978—2000. Teacher English and social studies Rockford Lutheran High School, 2000—2008. Curriculum coordinator Rockford Lutheran Schools, since 2008.

Consultant, clinician District/State Music Education Conferences, Illinois, 1972-1975. Co-organizer student exchange Students Worlds Apart Project, Rockford, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Illinois.

Membership

Co-coordinator Books for South Africa, Rockford, since 1989. Member National Education Association, Rockford Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, drawing, music, handbells.

Connections

Married Franklin D. Austin, December 28, 1957. Children: Elizabeth, Ellen.

father:
Leslie Andrew Stewart

mother:
Zula Mae (Howard) Stewart

spouse:
Franklin D. Austin

children:
Elizabeth Austin

Ellen Austin