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Patricia Elaine Simpson, American education educator, dean. Certified elementary teacher grades K-8; certified professional reading specialist; certified administrator. Named Alumnus of Year, York (Nebraska) College, 1987, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association of the Year, Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, Lubbock, 1987, Administrator of Year, Lubbock (Texas) Classroom Teachers Association, 1989.


Simpson, Patricia Elaine was born on November 9, 1945 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Loy Lee and Mildred E. (Walker) Stockburger.


Associate of Arts, York College, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Education, University Nebraska, 1975. Master of Education, Texas Technology University, 1981.

Doctor of Education, Texas Technology University, 1989.


Elementary teacher York (Nebraska) Public Schools, 1975-1979. Assistant professor education, director academy counseling Lubbock (Texas) Christian University, 1981-1982. Elementary teacher Lubbock (Texas) Indiana School District, 1979-1981, reading specialist, 1982-1984, instructional specialist, 1984-1985, curriculum coordinator, 1985-1990.

Associate professor education York (Nebraska) College, 1991-1993, chair education department, assistant academy dean, 1993-1995, vice president academies, 1996. Associate professor education Abilene Christian University, 1996—2002, professor, chair department education, 2002—2003. Consultant Macmillan Publications, De Soto, Texas, since 1992.


  • Certified elementary teacher grades K-8. Certified professional reading specialist. Certified administrator.


Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, Southeast Nebraska Reading Council (chair scholarship committee), Texas Association for the Improvement Reading (president 1989), National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, reading, antique collecting, camping.


Married David L. Simpson, March 30, 1964. Children: Scott, Steve.

Loy Lee Stockburger

Mildred E. (Walker) Stockburger

David L. Simpson

Scott Simpson

Steve Simpson