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Special education coordinator

M. Gayl Bowser, American special education coordinator. Certified special education teacher, Oregon. Board directors Coalition for Assistive Technology in Oregon; Member International Society for Technology in Education, Association for Severely Handicapped Council for Exceptional Children (national federation technical and media division 1993, Service award National federation 1993, Technology and Media Division Service award 1992).

Background

Bowser, M. Gayl was born on December 20, 1948 in St. Louis. Daughter of George Winston and Mary Hulda (Bagale) Cloyd.

Education

Bachelor, University Missouri, 1971. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1972.

Career

Special education teacher, Camp Laboratory School, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1971-1973;special education teacher, West H.S., Iowa City, 1974-1979;special education teacher, Fir Grove School, Roseburg, Oregon, 1979-1981;special education teacher, Community Experimental Education Center, Iowa City, 1976-1979;mainstream specialist, Douglas Education Svc. District, Roseburg, 1981-1988;project coordinator, Oregon Technology Access Project, Roseburg, 1988-1990;coordinator technical access program, Oregon Department Education, Roseburg, since 1990. Assistive technical consultant, since 1986.

Member transition task force Oregon Department Education, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Certified special education teacher, Oregon.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Computers in Early Intervention, 1988, Computers in Special Education Curriculum, 1989, Computers in Mainstream, 1990, Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology Planning, 1998, Assistive Technology Pointers for Parentes, 2000, Hey! Can I Try That?, 2001, How Do You Know It? How Can You Show It?, 2002, An Administrator's Desktop Guide to Assistive Technology, 2004.

Membership

Board of directors Umpqua Homes for Handicapped, Coalition for Assistive Tech.in Oregon. Member International Society for Technology in Education, Association for Severely HandicappedCoun. for Exceptional Children (national federation technical and media division 1993, Svc. award National federation 1993, Technology and Media Division Svc. award 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: backpacking, music, carpentry.

Connections

1 child, Nathan Christopher.

father:
George Winston Cloyd

mother:
Mary Hulda (Bagale) Cloyd

child:
Nathan Christopher Bowser