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Patricia Elizabeth Ackerman, American language educator.


Ackerman, Patricia Elizabeth was born on May 4, 1957 in Fort Riley, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Vadous Cullum Hughes and Kay Irene Klufa.


Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2007.


Executive director Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau, Kansas, 1989—1996. Adjunct instructor Cloud County Community College, Junction City, 1996—2000. Faculty senate academic affairs chair Kansas State University, Manhattan, 2002—2005, associate professor Salina, since 2000.


Planning committee Eisenhower Centennial Committee, Washington, 1989—1990. Board member Big Brothers Big Sisters Salina, Salina, 1983—1984. President Travel Industry Associate Kansas, Topeka, 1989—1997, I-70 Association Kansas, Abilene, 1989—1997, Great Plains Theatre Festival, Abilene, 1994—1998.

Board member Kansas Sports Hall of Fame, 1994—1996, Central Kansas Council Girl Scouts, Salina, since 2000. Fellow: International Writing Center Association. Member: National Council Teachers English, Kansas Association Teachers English, National Writing Project, Midwest Writing Center Association (board member since 2008).


Married Donald Lee Ackerman, July 6, 2002. Children: Chelsea Karma McKee, Dylan Paul McKee.

Vadous Cullum Hughes

Kay Irene Klufa

Donald Lee Ackerman

Chelsea Karma McKee Ackerman

Dylan Paul McKee Ackerman