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Secondary education educator , writer

Mary Frances Burke-Hengen, American secondary education educator, writer. Certified teacher, Oregon. National Endowment for Humanities grantee, 1988. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Educators for Social Responsibility (board directors since 1989), National Council Teachers English, Oregon Council Teachers English, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Burke-Hengen, Mary Frances was born on September 29, 1939 in Champlin, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Joseph and Norma Cecelia (McCardle) Burke.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1960. Master of Science, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1965. Master of Science, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1978.

Career

Teacher, Barron (Wisconsin) Senior High School, 1961; social worker, Anoka County, Anoka, Minnesota, 1962; teacher, Sauk Rapids Senior High School, St. Cloud, 1962-1964; teacher, Coon Rapids Junior High School, Anoka, 1964-1966; instructor, Job Corps, Astoria, Oregon, 1967-1969; program supervisor, Waverly Childen's Home, Portland, 1969-1972; integration specialist, Portland Public Schools, 1973-1975; teacher, Parry Center for Children, Portland, 1975-1981; teacher, Beaumont Middle School, Portland, 1981-1992; teacher, Jefferson High School, Portland, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Oregon.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to local & national educational publications.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Educators for Social Responsibility (board directors since 1989), National Council Teachers English, Oregon Council Teachers English, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, reading, research of traditonal Native American literatures.

Connections

Married Frank William Petersen, December 29, 1961 (divorced 1968). 1 child, Troy Frank; married Patrick Thomas Hengen, January 25, 1974 (divorced 1994).

father:
Lawrence Joseph Burke

mother:
Norma Cecelia (McCardle) Burke

spouses:
Patrick Thomas Hengen

Frank William Petersen

child:
Troy Frank Burke-Hengen