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Special education educator

Rita Rose O'Bryan, American Special education educator. Certified teacher, Iowa, Kansas. Named Coach of Year, Boone County Young Men’s Christian Association, 1977; grantee Southwestern Bell, 1990.

Background

O'Bryan, Rita Rose was born on March 10, 1954 in Maquoketa, Iowa, United States. Daughter of William Marion and Kathleen Calista (Flynn) O'B.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1976. Master of Arts, University Northern Colorado, 1981.

Career

Instructor physical education, program director, Young Men’s Christian Association, Boone, Iowa., 1976-1978; teacher adaptive physical education, Education Svc. Unit 13, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1981-1982; teacher special education, Unified School District 273, Beloit, Kansas, 1982-1986; teacher special education, Unified School Dista. 359, Argonia, Kansas, since 1986; teacher special education, Sumner County Special Education Interlocal District 619, Wellington, Kansas, since 1986; consultant, mentor, Sumner County Special Education Interlocal District 619, Wellington, Kansas, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Iowa, Kansas.

Membership

Coordinator Special Olympics, Scottsbluff, 1981-1982, Beloit, 1983-1986. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association (coordinator council Kansas Uniserve 1991-1992), Council for Exceptional Children, American Association on Mental Retardaton, Kansas Division Learning Disabilities, Sumner County Education Association (vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlepoint, cross-stitch, reading, camping, walking.

Connections

father:
William Marion O'B.

mother:
Kathleen Calista (Flynn) O'B.