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Mary Joan Kelly, American librarian. Certified English and social studies teacher, city/parish materials and/or media center director, school library, Louisiana.

Background

Kelly, Mary Joan was born on November 25, 1947 in Baton Rouge. Daughter of Theodore McKowen Senior and Patricia Marilyn (Faul) Wilkes.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1970; Master of Education, Louisiana State University, 1973; Doctor of Education, Louisiana State University, 1980.

Career

Instructor conversation class Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1979—1980. Writer, producer The Video Company, 1983—1990. Freelance writer, pre and post video production, storyteller Doctor of Business Administration-The BookDoctor.

Teacher East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, 1970—1991, library, since 2001, Holy Family School, Port Allen, Louisiana, 1995—2001. Principal St. Isidore Middle School, 1991—1995. Presenter in field Library Mavens & Developer of Instructional Materials.

Achievements

  • Certified English and social studies teacher, city/parish materials and/or media center director, school library, Louisiana.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Sponsor yearbook and literature magazines. Storyteller and speaker.

Membership

Member Non-Public School Commission, Louisiana Board Elementary and Secondary Education, 1992-1997. Member administration commission St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 1989-2005, member communications committee, 1987-2005, chairman, 1989-2005. Member National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Louisiana Association Educators (member committee 1978-1991, parlimentarian 1986-1991), East Baton Rouge Parish Association Educators (vice president 1989-1990, parlementarian since 2005), Louisiana Association Classroom Teachers (member committee 1972-1980, teachers 1972-1981), East Baton Rouge Parish Association Classroom Teachers (president 1980-1981), Association Educational Communications and Technology (teachers 1970-1990), Louisiana Association Educational Communications and Technology, International Platform Association, Louisiana Library.

Association, Capital Area Reading Council, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge Libraries Association (secretary 1994-2001, 1996-1997, president 99-01), East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries Association, International Reading Asn., Los Angeles Computer Using Educators, International Society for Technology Education, Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Lambda Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Karl Joseph Nix. 1 child Patricia Lynn Woodworth.

father:
Theodore McKowen Senior Wilkes

mother:
Patricia Marilyn (Faul) Wilkes

spouse:
Karl Joseph Nix

child:
Patricia Lynn Kelly