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Mary Ellen Jenison, American college education program director. Certified teacher special education-learning disabilities, elementary education.

Background

Jenison, Mary Ellen was born on March 14, 1948 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Lee Roy and Dorothy Jean (Campbell) Graves.

Education

Associate of Arts, Longview Community College, 1979. Bachelor in Elementary Education, Avila College, 1982. Master of Arts in Special Education, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1989.

Career

Administrative assistant Longview campus, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, Missouri, 1979-1980;research and evaluation technician, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, Missouri, 1980-1981;administrative assistant administrative center, Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City, Missoury, 1981-1982;academic advisor, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, 1982-1985;tutorial coordinator, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, 1985-1986;spelling and reading instructor, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, 1989-1990;auditory discrimination in depth clinician, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, 1989-1990;vocational resource educator, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, 1989-1990;ABLE program director, Metropolitan Community College, Lee's Summit, since 1990;educational consultant, since 1995. Creating Employment Opportunities, Columbia, Missouri, 1993-1995. Appointee Gov's Coun on Disability, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher special education-learning disabilities, elementary education.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-producer: (booklet/slide-tape show) Talking Union, 1980.

Membership

Member National Association of Female Executives, Learning Disabilities Association (board directors 1996— Professional of Year Missouri 1992), Council for Exceptional Children (division learning disabilities), Association for Higher Education and Disabilities, Missouri Community College Association, Missouri-Kansas Council for Learning Disabilities (past president), Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Jack Harvey Shelton Junior, August 24, 1968 (divorced June 1981). Children: Stephanie Lynne, Joshua Edward. Married James Lee Jenison, November 10, 1984.

Stepchildren: Stacy Michelle, Shawn Matthew.

father:
Lee Roy Graves

mother:
Dorothy Jean (Campbell) Graves

spouses:
Jack Harvey Shelton Junior

James Lee Jenison

children:
Stephanie Lynne Jenison

Joshua Edward Jenison

Stacy Michelle Jenison

Shawn Matthew Jenison