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Special education educator

Kristi Ann Ekum, American Special education educator. License elementary teacher, Kansas. Member National Education Association, Council Exceptional Children, Parent-Teachers Association (treasurer 1992-1993), Kansas Reading Association (correspondent secretary 1985-1986, vice president 1986-1987, president 1987-1988, historian 1990-1993), Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Ekum, Kristi Ann was born on December 25, 1953 in McPherson, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Thomas Roy and Osa Gwendolyn (Roth) Ekum.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Fort Hays State College, Hays, Kansas, 1976. Master of Science in Special Education, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, 1982.

Career

Teacher mentally retarded High Plains Special Education Cooperative, Hugoton, Kansas, 1976-1980. Teacher behaviorally disordered Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District, Dodge City, since 1980. Insvc. council Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District, Dodge City, since 1985, Mandt trainer, 1992-2000.

Achievements

  • License elementary teacher, Kansas.

Membership

Treasurer Parent-Teachers Association, 1992—1993. President PTO, 2003—2004. Member National Education Association, International Reading Association, Council Exceptional Children, Kansas Reading Association (correspondent secretary 1985-1986, vice president 1986-1987, 2004-2007, president 1987-1988, 2007-2009, membership chair since 2009, historian 1990-1993), American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Connections

father:
Thomas Roy Ekum

mother:
Osa Gwendolyn (Roth) Ekum