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English language educator

Jill Rubinson Fenton, American English language educator. Recipient University fellowship Harvard University, Cambridge, 1967-1969. Board directors New England Association Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, Boston, 1982-1984; member reaccreditation New England Autonomous System Networks Schools and Colleges, Boston; Maine Arts Commission, since 1993. Member Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Fenton, Jill Rubinson was born on August 17, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Harold Rubinson and Louise (Lowenthal) Sernoff.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English cum laude, Cornell University, 1965. AM, Harvard University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1983.

Career

Instructor English, Emmanuel College, Boston, 1967-1969;teaching fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1971;evaluation specialist, Cambridge Model Cities, Cambridge, 1970-1971;director, Community Learning Center for Adults, Cambridge, 1971-1975;director special services, U. Maine at Augusta, 1978-1984;special assistant to president (part time), U. Maine at Augusta, 1986-1991;associate Professor of English, U. Maine at Augusta, since 1984. Consultant Adult Literacy Scheme, Dorset, England, 1975-1976, Cambridge Public Schools, 1977-1978, New Bedford (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1978. Project evaluatorU. Maine at Machias, 1985-1986.

Membership

Board directors New England Association Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, Boston, 1982-1984. Member reaccreditation New England Autonomous System Networks Schools and Colleges, Boston. Maine Arts Commission, since 1993.

Member Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married David Fenton, August 16, 1981. 1 child, Anny; stepchildren: Andrew, Joshua.

father:
Harold Rubinson Sernoff

mother:
Louise (Lowenthal) Sernoff

spouse:
David Fenton

children:
Anny Fenton

Andrew Fenton

Joshua Fenton