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Humanities educator

Lorraine B. Martin, American humanities educator. Certified nursery, elementary teacher, secondary teacher, school administrator and supervisor, school district administrator, reading specialist, New York. Recipient Leader Silver award for volunteerism 4-H Cooperative Extension, Utica, 1980; HCCC Foundation grantee, Writing grantee Readers's Digest.

Background

Martin, Lorraine B. was born on August 18, 1940 in Utica, New York, United States. Daughter of Walter G. and Laura (Bochenek) Bolanowski.

Education

Student, State University of New York, Albany, 1960. Postgraduate, State University of New York, Albany, since 1992. Bachelor in English and Education magna cum laude, Utica College of Syracuse University, 1977.

Master of Science in Education and Reading, State University of New York, Cortland, 1979. Chemical Abstracts Service in Education Administration, State University of New York, Cortland, 1984. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, since 1990.

Career

From teacher to reading specialist, administrative intern Poland (New York ) Center School, 1972-1984. Instructor reading Utica College of Syracuse University, summer 1982-1984. Administrator special education and chapter 1 remedial program Little Falls (New York ) City School District, 1984-1985.

Administrator adult and continuing education Madison-Oneida Board Cooperative Educational Services, Verona, New York, 1985-1986. Director general programs Herkimer (New York ) Board Cooperative Educational Services, 1986-1988. Professor emeritus English, State University of New York SLN Internet English 1, children's literature, introduction education, and honors program Herkimer County Community College of State University of New York, since 1988, participant brainstorming session on underprepared students State University of New York, 1993, trainer teacher performance evaluation program New York State Department Education, Herkimer, 1984, facilitator effective schools program, 1986-1988.

Co-developer education degree program Herkimer County Community College, developed summer reading, writing and study skills course for Bridge program. Consultant Two-Year College Development Center State University of New York, 1985-1989. Teacher trainer for the Writing Process.

Developer teacher assistant certified program. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified nursery, elementary teacher, secondary teacher, school administrator and supervisor, school district administrator, reading specialist, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Bridge Program-Easing the Transition from High School to College, 1990. Editorial board Research and Teaching in Developmental Education. Contributor to Teaching Writing to Adults Tips for Teachers: An Idea Swap, 1989.

      Textbook reviewer for publications, since 1993.

Membership

Volunteer arts and crafts fair HCCC Foundation. Active Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, since 1988, Muscular Dystrophy Association, since 1989, Thyroid Foundation of America, since 1988. Advisor Network for College Re-Entry Adults.

Member Library. Committee, Parents Weekend Committee. Member International Reading assosiation, New York State Reading Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Council Teachers English, Conference on College.Composition and Communication, New York College Learning Skills assosiation, New York State Association Two-Year Colls., Inc., Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: English, current events, travel, public and satellite television, computers.

Connections

Married Charles A. Martin. Children: Denise M. Stringer, Tracy M. Weinrich.

father:
Walter G. Bolanowski

mother:
Laura (Bochenek) Bolanowski

spouse:
Charles A. Martin

children:
Denise M. Stringer Martin

Tracy M. Weinrich Martin