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Phyllis Beswick Donnelly, Canadian writer. President Judson Park Evening Auxiliary Volumes; Member of League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women (elected to Ohio Roster of Women 1977), Cleveland Heights University Heights Federation Teachers, Ohio Federation Teachers, American Federation Teachers, Mary C. Austin Reading Council, International Reading Association, Clty Club.

Background

Donnelly, Phyllis Beswick was born on November 19, 1939 in Elk Point, Alberta, Canada. Naturalized, United States, 1966. Daughter of Colin Alfred John and Ruby Ellen (Gudwer) Beswick.

Education

Student, University Alberta, 1957—1958. Student, Northwestern University, 1961—1962. Student, Indiana University, 1962—1963.

Master of Education, Indiana University, 1967. Bachelor of Education, Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana, 1964.

Career

Elementary teacher Strathearn Elementary School, Edmonton, 1958—1961, Harris School, Chicago, 1961—1962, Culver (Indiana) Community School, 1964—1966. Reading consultant, curriculum writer Cleveland Heights University Heights Board Education, Ohio, since 1967, program director Right-to-Read, since 1974. Graduate professor Nova Scotia Summer School Teachers, Dalhousie University, Halifax, 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Reading Evaluation, 1974, Primary Reading Writing and Listening Skills, 1977. Co-author: Developmental Reading Guides, vols. 1, 2, 1975, volunteer 3, 1976.

Membership

President Judson Park Evening Auxiliary Volumes. Member of League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women (elected to Ohio Roster of Women 1977), Cleveland Heights University Heights Federation Teachers, Ohio Federation Teachers, American Federation Teachers, Mary C. Austin Reading Council, International Reading Association, Clty Club.

Connections

Married John Vincent Donnelly, November 28, 1975. Children: Deirdre, Sean, Patrick.

father:
Colin Alfred John Beswick

mother:
Ruby Ellen (Gudwer) Beswick

spouse:
John Vincent Donnelly

children:
Deirdre Donnelly

Sean Donnelly

Patrick Donnelly