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Mildred Coen Robeck, American Educator, writer. Recipient National Dairy award 4-H Clubs, Wisconsin, 1934, scholarships NYA and University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1934-1935, faculty research grants University of California, Santa barbara, 1958-1964, National Defense Education Act Fellowship Retraining United States Office Education, U. Oregon, 1967-1970.


Robeck, Mildred Coen was born on July 29, 1915 in Walum, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Archie Blain and Mary Henrietta (Hoffman) Coen.


Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1950. Master of Education, University Washington, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1958.


Ordnance foreman Sherman Williams, United States Navy, Bremerton, Washington, 1942-1945. Demonstration teacher Seattle Public Schools, 1946-1957. Reading clinic director University California, Santa Barbara, 1957-1964.

Research consultant State Department Education, Sacramento, 1964-1967. Professor, head early childhood education University Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1967-1986. Visiting scholar West Australia Institute of Technology, Perth, 1985.

Vice president academy affairs University Santa Barbara, California, 1987-1995. Retired, 1989

Visiting professor Victoria College, British Columbia Canada, summer 1958, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1964. Trainer, evaluator United States Office Education Head Start, Follow Thru, 1967-1972.

Consultant, evaluator Native American Education Programs, Sioux, Navajo, Umatilla, 1967-1986. Consultant on gifted Oregon Task Force on Talented and Gifted, Salem, 1974-1976. Evaluator Early Childhood Education, Bi-Ling. program, Petroleum and Minerology, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1985.


  • Achievements include research in high intelligence quotient children who had severe difficulties learning to read and then doing a follow up study of them as 30-40 year olds. Updating and promoting kindergarten evaluation of learning progress.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Materials Kindergarten Evaluation Learning Progress, 1967, Infants and Children, 1978, Psychology of Reading, 1990, Oscar: His Story, 1997, second edition, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Evaluation consultant Rosenburg Foundation Project, Santa Barbara, 1966-1967. Faculty advisor Pi Lambda Theta, Eugene, Oreg, 1969-1974. Guest columnist Oregon Association Gifted and Talented, Salem, Oregon, 1979-1981.

Editorial review board ERQ, United States California, Los Angeles, 1981-1991. Member American Psychological Association, American Educational Research Association, International Reading Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dyslexia research, historical research, duplicate bridge, writing.


Married Martin Julius Robeck, Junior, June 2, 1936. Children: Martin Jay Robeck, Donna Jayne Robeck Thompson, Bruce Wayne Robeck.

Archie Blain Coen

Mary Henrietta (Hoffman) Coen

Martin Julius Robeck

Bruce Wayne Robeck

Donna Jayne Robeck Thompson Robeck

Martin Jay Robeck