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Secondary school educator

Janice Margaret Nace Trelka was American secondary school educator. State Recognition for Martha Holden Jennings Grant Implementation, 1984; recipient Curriculum Writing Contest 3d Place award Ohio Council on Economic Education, 1984, first place award, 1985, National Certified of Merit award Joint Council on Economic Education, 1986.


Trelka, Janice Margaret Nace was born on November 9, 1944 in Cleveland. Daughter of Allen Samuel and Ethel (Pinhard) Nace.


Student, Merrill-Palmer Institute, Detroit, 1965. Bachelor of Engineering, Ashland College, 1966. Health teacher certified, Ashland College, 1985.

Master of Education, Cleveland State University, 1976.


Supervisor industrial cafeteria, Republic Steel, Cleveland, 1967-1968;bank teller, Center National Bank, Cleveland, 1968-1969;teacher home economics, Lorain (Ohio) City Schools, 1969-1998;retired, 1998. Speaker Cleveland Center for Economics Education, 1975, Ohio Home Economics Conference, 1984, 86, 88, 89, 93, Ohio Education Association, 1985. Member impact home economics curriculum guide task force State Department Education, Columbus, Ohio, 1977, mem.mid. school resource guide development, 1988.


Teacher Sunday school, Cleveland, 1967-1974. Treasurer Parent-Teachers Association Hawthorne-Boone School, Lorain, 1971-1974. Member state board Women's Commission, Columbus, 1978-1986.

Member board Christian education, Lorain, 1982-1988. Member Sexually Transmitted Disease Task Force, Lorain, 1989-1992, Vocational Task Force, Lorain, 1990-1993. Member choir. Member National Education Association, American Vocational Association, American Home Economics Association (certified), Ohio Education Association, Ohio Vocational Association, Ohio Home Economics Association, Lorain Education Association, Lorain County Home Economics Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: letter writing, needlework, cooking, reading.


Married Martin Frank Trelka, June 24, 1978 (deceased).

Allen Samuel Nace

Ethel (Pinhard) Nace

Martin Frank Trelka