Karen Rose Blake Ruffner Edit Profile
Bachelor, University Illinois, 1975. Master of Education, Northern Illinois University, 1978.
Teacher English, Harlem School District, Loves Park, Illinois, 1975-1976;
teacher reading, South Beloit (Illinois) School District, 1976-1978;
teacher reading, Rockford (Illinois) Public Schools, 1978-1984;
instructor reading and study skills, Rockford College, 1986-1989;
instructor reading and vocabulary improvement, Rockford College, since 1990;
art teacher, Stephen Mark Middle School, Rockton, Illinois, 1992-1993;
chapter I, reading recovery teacher, Riverdahl School, Rockford Public Schools, Rockford, Illinois, since 1993. Tutor Rockford College, 1986. Private tutor, Rockford, since 1978.
Reading skills diagnostician Rockford College Learning Resources Center, since 1988.
Volunteer Winnebago County Center for Blind, Rockford, 1982, art P.A. Peterson Nursing Home, Rockford, 1985-1986, University Illinois Alumni Services Program, Holy Family Church. Chairman welcoming committee Holy Family Church, 1990, family mass committee, since 1990. Member PTO; coordinator, instructor Great Books Program Bloom School, 1990.
Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Sierra Club (executive committee 1980-1982).
Married Gregory Neil Ruffner, July 13, 1974. Children: Blake Christopher, Amy Katherine.
1975 - 1976
1976 - 1978
1978 - 1984
1992 - 1993