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Marilyn Jean Valentino

English language educator

Marilyn Jean Valentino, American English language educator. Certified in higher education administration. Recipient Teacher Excellence award National Institute Staff and Organizational Development, 1993, Women of Achievement Merit award Lorain County, 1994, others; Summer Study grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1995.

Background

Valentino, Marilyn Jean was born on October 28, 1951 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Ralph A. and Beatrice A. (Capatosto) Valentino.

Education

Bachelor in English, Youngstown State University, 1973. Master of Arts in English, Youngstown State University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Rhetoric and Linguistics, Indian University Pennsylvania, 1992.

Career

Teacher English Bacchus Marsh (Victoria, Australia) High School, 1975-1977, Geoghegan College, Melbourne, Australia, 1977-1979. Assistant manager Silverdale Hotel, London, 1979-1980. Instructor English Youngstown (Ohio) State University, 1980-1982.

Professor Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio, since 1982. Interim director division arts and humanities Lorain County Community College. Reviewer textbooks Harper, St. Martin's publications, 1993-1995.

Consultant East Ohio Gas Company, Cleveland, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Certified in higher education administration.

Works

  • Member editorial board Teaching English in the Two-Year College, since 1995.

Membership

Scholastic challeng reader high school competitions, Elyria, 1993-1995. Volunteer Habitat for Humanity, Oberlin, 1995. Member advisory board TYCA Midwest, since 1997.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, wool spinning.

Connections

Married Thomas N. Cizmar, February 15, 1975.

father:
Ralph A. Valentino

mother:
Beatrice A. (Capatosto) Valentino

spouse:
Thomas N. Cizmar