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Mary Irma Cormier-Thomas, American speech and language pathologist. Named Teacher of the Year E. Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools, 1990-1991.

Background

Cormier-Thomas, Mary Irma was born on March 30, 1949 in New Iberia, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Nicholas James and Irma (Jones) Cormier-Thomas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical, Baton Rouge, 1971. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1977. Postgraduate, Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical, 1987.

Career

Speech/language therapist, Clarksdale (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1971-1975;speech/language therapist, District 189 Public Schools, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1975-1984;chtp. I language therapist, E. Baton Rouge (Louisiana) Parish Public Schools, since 1984. Planner E. Baton Rouge Parish Strategic Team, 1991.

Organizer Adopt-A-School program, Baton Rouge, 1989-1991.

Religion

Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

Membership

Organizer, leader Girl Scouts United States of America, E. Baton Rouge, since 1985. Commissioner Election Board, Baton Rouge, since 1985. Member National Education Association, Louisiana Speech/Hearing Association, Louisiana Education Association, Council for Exceptional Children, Association Teacher Educators, International Reading Association, National Social Science Association (presenter 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, dancing, volleyball, sports.

Connections

Married Maxine Thomas, August 19, 1989. 1 child, Joy Marie.