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Secondary school educator

Karen Elayne Gates, American secondary school educator. Certified teaching, administrative services, reading specialist, adult education California. Recipient Jackie Robinson award, Coed Y's Men's Club, 1982, Brothers United award, San Diego Fire Fighters, Inc., 1983, Award, American Heart Association, 1981, Ronald B. Oakes Boys Club, 1982.


Gates, Karen Elayne was born on April 17, 1953 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Daughter of John Frederick and Ernestine Stanislaus (Hawkins) Gates.


Bachelor, State University of New York, 1975. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1981.


Securities clerk Bankers Trust Company, New York City, 1974—1975. Teacher Ithaca City Schools, 1975—1976. ESAA math resource teacher Wake County School District, North Carolina, 1976—1977.

Management trainee Allstate Insurance Company, Rancho Bernardo, California, 1977—1981, project resource teacher, 1981—1983, teacher adult education, reading, community tutor.


  • Certified teaching, administrative services, reading specialist, adult education California.


Member Young Women’s Christian Association, 1981—1983. Coach, coordinator Young Men’s Christian Association basketball. Active International Coed Y's Men's Association, 1982—1983.

Coordinator Spelling Bee, 1981—1983. School coordinator Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart, 1981—1983. Member of Parent-Teachers Association, Health and Dance, California Association Physical Education, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, San Diego Teachers Association.


Married Johnnie V. Lee, July 28, 1947 (divorced).

John Frederick Gates

Ernestine Stanislaus (Hawkins) Gates

Johnnie V. Lee