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administrator , educator , writer

Renée Ellen Olander, American educator, administrator, writer. Recipient Presidential Environmental Achievement award, Gerald Ford, 1976, Benn award for creative writing, Mary Baldwin College, 1984, Kate Smith award for poetry Amelia Magazine, 1988. Member Family Life Education Comty. Team, Norfolk, 1989-1990; president Southeastern Virginia Women's Political Caucus, Norfolk, 1991-1993; consultant Brandt for Delaware, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Background

Olander, Renée Ellen was born on February 24, 1962 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Daughter of Raymond Edward Olander and Kathleen Jane (Sanford) Eastman.

Education

Bachelor in English, Mary Baldwin College, 1984. Master of Arts in English, Old Dominion University, 1987.

Career

Creative writing instructor, Kingston Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1987-1988;creative writing instructor, Norfolk (Virginia) Academy Arts, 1987-1990;English instructor, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1988-1995;director academic advising, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, since 1995. Visiting poet, Poets in the Schools, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1992, Words Up at the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1992, consultant associated writing programs, Washington, District of Columbia, since 1994. President of the board Serpent Child Ensemble, Norfolk, Virginia, since 1995.

Membership

Member Family Life Education Comty. Team, Norfolk, 1989-1990. President Southeastern Virginia Women's Political Caucus, Norfolk, 1991-1993.

Consultant Brandt for Delaware, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Connections

father:
Raymond Edward Olander Eastman

mother:
Kathleen Jane (Sanford) Eastman