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vocational education educator

Penny Jane Royston-Jakes, American vocational education educator. Certified CCAI, Cisco Industry Networking, Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNP, vocational teacher, Montana; licensed foster parent, Montana. Named Montana Post-Secondary Teacher of Year, 1992; scholar Montana State University, 1967-1970.


Royston-Jakes, Penny Jane was born on August 4, 1948 in Lewistown, Montana, United States. Daughter of Keith Richard and Alice Jane (McCandless) Royston.


Student, Eastern Montana College, 1967. Bachelor of Science with honors, Montana State University, 1970. Master of Education, University Montana, 1981.

Postgraduate, University Montana, since 1982.


Secretary Allstate Insurance Company, Missoula, Montana, 1970-1973. Instructor adult education Missoula County High School, 1973-1981. Instructor business, computers Missoula Vocational Technology Center, 1973-1994.

Instructor Hawaii Business College, Honolulu, 1994. Instructor business computers, technical prep coordinator University Montana College of Technology, Missoula, Montana, since 1994.


  • Certified CCAI, Cisco Industry Networking, Cisco Certified Network Associate, CCNP, vocational teacher, Montana. Licensed foster parent, Montana.


Active regional director Missoula Humane Society. Region V director Montana Equity Council. Chairman Montana Committee of Practitioners, since 1990.

Member American Federation Teachers, Montana Federation Teachers, American Vocational Association (secretary steering committee region V 1990, policy committee since 1992), Montana Business Education Association (vice president 1985, president 1986), Montana Vocational Association (secretary 1986-1987, newsletter 1987-1992, vice president 1991-1992, president since 1993), Western Business Education Association, National Business Education Association, Cisco Academy Regional (director since 1999), Association University Women, Foster Parent Association, Pi Omega Pi, Tau Pi Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, piano, singing, traveling, ranching.


Married David Earl Jakes, March 15, 1970. Children: Wendy Rebecca, Aimee Melissa.

Keith Richard Royston

Alice Jane (McCandless) Royston

David Earl Jakes

Wendy Rebecca Royston-Jakes

Aimee Melissa Royston-Jakes