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Library and information science educator

Jean Donham, American library and information science educator. Certified secondary teacher, certified library and director media grades kindergarten through 12, Iowa. Member Iowa Educational Media Association (board directors 1978-1981, president 1990-1991, Professional of Year award 1988), American Association School Libraries (board directors).

Background

Donham, Jean was born on August 9, 1946 in Iowa City. Daughter of Edward Patrick and Edith (Reilly) Organ.

Education

Bachelor, University Iowa, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1991. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1972.

Career

Teacher Ames (Iowa) Community Schools, 1967-1971. Administrative intern Iowa City Community Schools, 1978-1979, library media specialist, 1974-1980, district coordinator, 1980-1993. Assistant professor School Library and Information Science University Iowa, Iowa City, 1993—2000.

College library Cornell College, Mount Vernon, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, certified library and director media grades kindergarten through 12, Iowa.

Works

Membership

Member Iowa Educational Media Association (board directors 1978-1981, president 1990-1991, Professional of Year award 1988), American Association School Libraries (board directors).

Connections

Married Kelley Jon Donham, August 10, 1968 (divorced December 1988). Children: Andrew, Joel. Married Robert Moon van Deusen, July 1, 1989 (divorced October 1997).

father:
Edward Patrick Organ

mother:
Edith (Reilly) Organ

spouses:
Kelley Jon Donham

Robert Moon van Deusen

children:
Andrew Donham

Joel Donham