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educator , Speech pathology professional

Jeannene M. Ward-Lonergan, American speech educator. Certified clin competence American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1989, recognized specialist in child language Specialty Board Child Language, 2002. Named to Inaugural Cadre Advisors, Specialty Board Child Language, since 2002; grantee Eberhardt Research fellow, 2003.


Ward-Lonergan, Jeannene Marie was born on December 7, 1962 in Roseville, California, United States. Daughter of Lyle Robert and Jeanne (Landry) Ward.


Bachelor of Science in Special Education/Child Study, St. Joseph College, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1984;Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, Boston University, 1989;Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Science, U. Connecticut, 1995.


Special education teacher Regional District 11, Parish Hill High School, Chaplin, Connecticut, 1985—1986. Research assistant department ecology and evolutionary biology University Connecticut, Storrs, 1986—1986. Teaching assistant department communications disorders Boston University, 1987—1988.

Research speech/language pathologist Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1988—1990. Speech/language pathologist Newington Children's Hospital, Connecticut, 1990—1991, special education teacher, tbi classroom, 1992—1992. Graduate assistant department committee science University Connecticut, Storrs, 1991—1992, adjunct faculty/lecturer, 1992—1993.

Instructor/clinical supervisor department communications disorders Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1994—1996, assistant professor, 1996—1999. Assistant professor department speech-language pathology University Pacific, Stockton, California, 1999—2004, associate professor, since 2004, director graduate program, since 2005. Editorial consultant Journal Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1990—1990.

Editorial consultant on textbook in phonetics, 1996—1998. Clinical examiner The Psychological Corporation, 1995—1996, American Guidance Service, Inc., 1997—1997, Pro-Ed. Book reviewer Doody Public Company, 1996—1999.

Field reviewer for journal. articles Comm.Disorders Quarterly, since 1997. Graduate program director University Pacific, Stockton, California, since 2005. Member content literacy team Strategic Learning Center, Seattle, since 2005.

Presenter in field.


  • Certified clinical competence, American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Licensed speech-language pathologist, Ohio. Certified speech-language pathologist, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio, Michigan.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Secretary, member Natural Resources Committee, Grosse Ile, Michigan, 1996—1998. Treasurer, member national chapter League of Women Voters, 1996—1998. Sunday school teacher First Congressional Church, Wyandotte, 1995—1996.

Children's worship teacher United Congressional Christian Church, Lodi, California, 2001—2002. Member of American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, Sacramento Speech and Hearing Association, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council Exceptional Children, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (member school-age language program committee 2002, affiliate special divsn 116 school board issues language, leraning and education, continuing education award 2002).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, skiing, swimming, scuba diving, traveling.


Married George P. Lonergan, June 23, 1990. Children: Jack Ward Lonergan, Monique Ward Lonergan.

Lyle R.

Jeanne S. Ward

George P. Lonergan

Jack Ward Lonergan Ward-Lonergan

Monique Ward Lonergan Ward-Lonergan