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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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

  • 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.

Works

  • book

  • 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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

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

father:
Archie Blain Coen

mother:
Mary Henrietta (Hoffman) Coen

spouse:
Martin Julius Robeck

children:
Bruce Wayne Robeck

Donna Jayne Robeck Thompson Robeck

Martin Jay Robeck