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Media specialist , school librarian

Janis Wilson Benefield, American school librarian, media specialist. Licensed teacher secondary english State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1969, teacher secondary french State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1969, certified professional all-level learning resources specialist State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1977.

Background

Benefield, Janis Wilson was born on April 17, 1947 in San Angelo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Woodrow and Madolynne Bradley Wilson.

Education

Bachelor, University Houston, 1968. Master of Library Science, North Texas State University, 1974.

Career

Teacher Gabbs (Nevada) School, 1969—1971, Mary S. Black Intermediate School, Battle Mountain, 1971—1973. District library Dolores County Schools, Dove Creek, Colorado, 1973—1974. Children's and young adult library Moore Memorial Public Library., Texas City, Texas, 1974.

Library media specialist Westchester Junior High School, Houston, 1975—1985. Library resources and media specialist Nottingham Elementary School, since 1985. Freelance storyteller, Houston, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Licensed teacher secondary english State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1969, teacher secondary french State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1969, certified professional all-level learning resources specialist State Board Educator Certification, Texas, 1977.

Membership

Tutor Spring Branch Indiana School District, Houston, 2000—2005. Leader Tallowood Baptist Church, 1983—1988. Member of Texas Computer Education Association, Texas Association for Gifted and Talented, Texas Library.

Association, Pi Delta Phi (secretary 1967-1968, award French Cultural Services Houston 1968), Beta Phi Mu.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, ballet, flute, walking.

Connections

Married Harry Clayton Reno, September 21, 1968 (deceased November 10, 1968). Married Lester Benefield. 1 child Bradley Lynn.

father:
Woodrow Wilson

mother:
Madolynne Bradley Wilson

spouses:
Harry Clayton Reno

Lester Benefield

child:
Bradley Lynn Benefield