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Joanne Barry Boncher, American language, speech and hearing specialist.


Boncher, Joanne Barry was born on June 14, 1938 in Riverside, California, United States. Daughter of John Henry Barry and Margaret Victoria (Gilman) Hanna.


Bachelor, Whittier College, 1960. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1986.


Language/speech/hearing, curriculum resource teacher, language arts, La Mesa (California) Spring Valley Schools, since 1986;speech, language pathologist, Marlowe K. Fischer and Associations, San Diego, since 1986. Lecturer San Diego State University, 1987-1994. Consultant, lecturer school districts and conferences in field, since 1988.


  • Avocations: travel, theater, literature, physical fitness.


Member American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, California Speech, Language and Hearing Association (advisory board 1989-1992, 93-95, nominating committee 1991-1992, social chairman 95 CSHA conference 1994-1995, Outstanding Service award 1993, Outstanding Achievement 1998), National Teachers Association, California Teachers Association, International Reading Association, Whole Language Council, Public Schools Caucus (chairman Van Hattum fund 1992), Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theater, literature, physical fitness.


Married Hector Wilfred Boncher, July 2, 1960. Children: John, Elizabeth, Philip, Brett.