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Jeanne Masson Douglas, American academic administrator, education educator. Recipient gifted education programming grant United States Department Education, 1982-1983, special education technician program Maine Department Education, 1994-1995.


Douglas, Jeanne Masson was born on October 9, 1938 in Albany, Vermont, United States. Daughter of Leonard Arnold and Helena Mary (LaRocque) Mason.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont, 1960. Master of Science Certified Instructional Technology, University Southern California, 1968. Master of Education, University Massachusetts, 1978.

Doctor of Education in Teacher Education, University Massachusetts, 1982.


Director instrumental development center, Burlington County College, Pemberton, New Jersey, 1969-1972;director educational resources center, Reading (Pennsylvania) Community College, 1972-1975;director staff development center, Berks Heim Geriatrics Institution, Reading, 1975-1976;measurement design specialist, SIGNALS (school collaborative), Norton, Massachusetts, 1978-1979;director gifted education program, Springfield (Vermont) School District, 1981-1983;director curriculum and instruction, Poultney (Vermont) School District, 1983-1985;coordinator curriculum and instruction and gifted/talented, Orleans-Essex Supervisory, Union, Vermont, 1987-1990;coordinator special education program for gifted, School Administration District #34, Belfast, Maine., 1990-1992;coordinator paraprofessional training program, Kennebec Valley Technology College, Fairfield, Maine., since 1993. Consultant community colleges in New York, Connecticut, Maryland., Pennsylvania, Ontario, Canada, 1971-1984. Evaluator Public School Approval visiting team, South Burlington, Vermont, 1990.

Advisory board PEDS project, Maine Child Development Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1993. Advisory board Rural Special Education project, U. Maine, since 1993.


  • Avocations: writing (non-fiction, poetry), collecting antiquarian books, reading, informal debate (history, political science).


  • Other Work

    • Author: Learning Environments/Rural Schools, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Speaker, learning disabled giifted advocate public information meetings, Maine, Vermont school districts, 1988-1992. Member, extension program advocate University New England, Belfast Academy Forum, 1990-1992. Speaker, special education advocate public information meetings, central Maine school districts, since 1993.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Maine Association Directors of Services for Children with Exceptionalities, Vermont Network for the Gifted, Maine Educators of the Gifted and Talented, Poetry Society Vermont (editor Mountain Troubadour since 1993).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing (non-fiction, poetry), collecting antiquarian books, reading, informal debate (history, political science).


Married Harlan L. Douglas, December 2, 1960 (deceased September 1978). Children: Mason, Kimberly Jo (deceased).

Leonard Arnold Mason

Helena Mary (LaRocque) Mason

Harlan L. Douglas

Mason Douglas

Kimberly Jo Douglas (deceased)