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Education educator

Marguerite Kapualani Gillis, American education educator. Certified in elementary education. Grantee Southwest Texas State University, 1981, 82, 85, 86. Member International Reading Association (secretary Texas council l987-88), College Reading Association (publications committee l986-87, editor l989—), National Council Teachers English.

Background

Gillis, Marguerite Kapualani was born on August 3, 1943 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Patrick Joseph and Alice Nora (Eckhart) Gillis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts, 1970. Master of Education, University Guam, 1973. Doctor of Education, West Virginia University, 1979.

Career

Teacher Department Education, Agana, Guam, 1970-1977. Lecturer West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1977-1979. Professor education, director Reading Center, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Certified in elementary education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Follett Adult Basic Comprehension Series, 1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member International Reading Association (secretary Texas council l987-88), College Reading Association (publications committee l986-87, editor l989—), National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.

Connections

Married David DeBacker, July 3, 1971 (divorced 1977).

father:
Patrick Joseph Gillis

mother:
Alice Nora (Eckhart) Gillis

spouse:
David DeBacker