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Elementary education educator

Joan Mary Kelsch, American elementary school educator. Certified teacher, Pennsylvania. Nominee Disney Teacher of Year, 2001, 2002; named Educator of Year, Boyertown Junior Chamber of Commerce, 2004. Member International Reading Association, Home and School Association (faculty representative), Tri-County Reading Association, Keystone State Reading Association, Allentown Diocese Association Lay Teachers.

Background

Kelsch, Joan Mary was born on January 19, 1953 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Paul Thomas and Dorothy Mildred (Grim) Reichart.

Education

Bachelor of Science, West Chester (Pennsylvania) State College, 1974.

Career

Elementary teacher, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, 1974-1979, 86-;substitute teacher, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, 1979-1982;establisher, teacher kindergarten, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, 1982-1986;coordinator reading, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, 1976-1979;coordinator religion, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, since 1986;mentor teacher, St. Francis Academy, Bally, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987;coordinator, Rainbows Peer Support Program, 1993-1995. Member, chairperson Middle States Evaluation Coms., 1986-1987. Playground supervisor Bally Recreation Committee, summer 1990, pool manager, summer 1991.

Trained member India Standard Time, 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member ASCD, National Catholic Education Association, International Reading Association, Home and School Association (faculty representative), Tri-County Reading Association, Allentown DioceseAssn. Lay Teachers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, sewing, travel, collecting, crafts.

Connections

Married William Joseph Kelsch, July 27, 1974. Children: Daniel, Dorothy.

father:
Paul Thomas Reichart

mother:
Dorothy Mildred (Grim) Reichart

spouse:
William Joseph Kelsch

children:
Daniel Kelsch

Dorothy Kelsch