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Special education educator

Karen Diana Stump Bird, American Special education educator. Grantee Caddo Public Education Foundation, since 1996. Volunteer, Walnut Hill Parent-Teachers Association, since 1986, Captain Shreve High Parent-Teachers Association, since 1995. Member Caddo Association Educators (representative), Council for Exceptional Children, Caddo-Bossier Zoo Founders, Louisiana State University Shreveport Alumni Association, KappaDelta Pi.

Background

Bird, Karen Diana Stump was born on September 11, 1954 in Great Lakes Naval Base, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edison Robert and Helen Anne (Larson) Stump.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1975; postgraduate, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1977-1983; Master of Education, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1994; Master of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1994.

Career

Rehabilitation teacher, Louisiana Association for the Blind, Shreveport, 1976-1981; director rehabilitation, Louisiana Association for the Blind, Shreveport, 1981-1983; rehabilitation teacher, New Outlook on Life, Shreveport, 1984-1985; teacher homebound pre-school handicapped, Goldman School C-Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Shreveport, 1986-1989; special education teacher, Westwood Elementary School, Caddo Parish Schools, Shreveport, 1989-1992; special education teacher, Walnut Hill Elementary/Middle School, Caddo Parish Schools, Shreveport, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified administration and supervision.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

Membership

Volunteer, Walnut Hill Parent-Teachers Association, since 1986, Huntington High School Parent-Teachers Association, since 1998. Member Caddo Association Educators (representative), Council for Exceptional Children, Caddo-Bossier Zoo Founders, Louisiana State University Shreveport Alumni Association, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, gardening, reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Kerry R. Bird, July 29, 1978. Children: Alicia Deanne, Jennifer Nicole.

father:
Edison Robert Stump

mother:
Helen Anne (Larson) Stump

spouse:
Kerry R. Bird

child:
Alicia Deanne Bird

child:
Jennifer Nicole Bird