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Special education educator

Phyllis C. Vaccaro Jordan, American special education educator. Certified teacher elementary/young children with special needs Massachusetts Department Education. Recipient Marion award, Archdiocese of Boston, 1961, St. Pius X award, Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts, 1998.

Background

Jordan, Phyllis C. Vaccaro was born on January 1, 1948 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Orazio E. Vaccaro and Margaret Grosso.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Framingham State College, Massachusetts, 1969. Master of Education, University Massachusetts, 1991. Certified advanced graduate studies, University Massachusetts, 2002.

Career

Integrated preschool teacher Gill-Montague Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1990—1991. Special education teacher Sunderland Elementary School, since 1991. Intern supervisor Sunderland Elementary School, since 1994, teacher representative school council.

Member curriculum development and assessment committees School Union 38, Deerfield, Massachusetts, workshop presenter. Education consultant St. Brigid's Church charge-coupled device, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2002. Teacher, coordinator St. Brigid's Church Elementary charge-coupled device.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher elementary/young children with special needs Massachusetts Department Education.

Membership

Leader, key leader, town committee member 4-H Clubs of Hampshire County, Amherst, 1980—1991. Board directors, costumer Valley Light Opera, since 1994. Stage director, producer, playwright St. Brigid's Players, since 1985.

Children's choir director St. Brigid's Church, since 1990, lector. Parish council representative and commission member St. Brigid'sChurch. Founding member, president St. Brigid's Church Social Club.

Member of Western Massachusetts Association for Education of Young Children (co-president 1996-1998), Massachusetts Teachers Association, Council for Exceptional Children, National Association for Education of Young Children.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, music.

Connections

Married Lewis G. Jordan, April 18, 1970. Children: Eric L., Karen M., James J.

father:
Orazio E. Vaccaro

mother:
Margaret Grosso

spouse:
Lewis G. Jordan

children:
Eric L. Jordan

Karen M. Jordan

James J. Jordan