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consultant , literature and language professor

Lenore Kim Blank, Korean literature and language professor, consultant. Achievements include development of curiculum guides for the school district as well as national academic standard tests of SAT-Korean (for students) and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract-Korean (for teachers). Fellow, New Jersey Federation Women, 1957-1958; grantee, National Fng. Language Center, Washington, 1994; scholar, Korean-American Foundation, 1955-1957.

Background

Blank, Lenore Kim was born on April 17, 1930 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Daughter of Yong-Bae Kim and Dae-Ran Park.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, Seoul National University Teachers College, 1953. Master of Arts in English Education, New Jersey State Teachers College, 1957. Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages, Columbia University, 1958.

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, University San Francisco, 1981.

Career

Teacher English College High School, 1954—1955. Instructor English Yun-sei University, Tong-Guk University, 1958—1960. English as Second Language teacher, resource specialist San Francisco Unified School District, 1970—1987.

Bilingual resource specialist University San Francisco, 1981—1998, coordinator Korean language programs, 1995—1998. Retired, 1998

Korean language instructor University California, Berkeley, 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of curiculum guides for the school district as well as national academic standard tests of SAT-Korean (for students) and Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract-Korean (for teachers).

Membership

Member of National Education Association, American Association Teachers Korean, California Teachers Association, California Retired Teachers Association.

Connections

Children: Kimberly, Melanie, Jonathan.

father:
Yong-Bae Kim

mother:
Dae-Ran Park

children:
Melanie Blank

Jonathan Blank

Kimberly Blank