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Elementary education educator

Karen Rosenbalm Pettus, American Elementary education educator. Certified teacher, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Kansas, South Carolina., Department Defense Dependent Schools. Teacher clinic for coaches, area development sports director, area training director Special Olympics; chairman Augsburg Elementary School Improvement Council; Member ASCD, AEA, International Reading Association.

Background

Pettus, Karen Rosenbalm was born on August 3, 1954 in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States. Daughter of William N. and Burmah Jo (Cannon) Rosenbalm.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Tennessee, 1976;postgraduate, U. Kansaspostgraduate, Kansas State Universitypostgraduate, Cameron U., Lawton, OklahomaMaster of Education, University of Southern California, 1996;postgraduate, University of Southern California, since 1996.

Career

Teacher hearing impaired and multiply handicapped Tennessee School for Deaf, Knoxville, 1982-1983. Teacher trainable mentally retarded Lawton Public Schools, 1983-1984. Teacher multiply handicapped Unified School District 383, Manhattan, Kansas, 1984-1987.

Elementary teacher Department Defense Dependent School, Augsburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1989-1991. Elementary teacher profoundly mentally handicapped Fairwold School, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1991. Teacher orthopedically handicapped Spring Valley High School, 1991-1994.

Director Office of Disability Services University South Carolina, 1994—2002. Director counseling services Midlands Technology College, 2002—2005.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Kansas, South Carolina., Department Defense Dependent Schools.

Membership

Teacher clinic for coaches, area development sports director, area training director Special Olympics. Chairman Augsburg Elementary School Improvement Council. Member of NACADA, ACPA, NASPA, AEA, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, AHEAD, International Reading Association.

Connections

Married James Lee Pettus, August 25, 1973. Children: Michael, Jennifer.

father:
William N. Rosenbalm

mother:
Burmah Jo (Cannon) Rosenbalm

spouse:
James Lee Pettus

child:
Michael Pettus

child:
Jennifer Pettus