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English language educator

Robert Allen Yates, American English language educator. Member of advisory board West Control Citizens for Choice, Warrensburg, since 1991. Member Mid American TESOL (president 1995-1996), Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar (vice president since 1995), Linguistics Society American, TESOL, National Council Teachers of English, Missouri Philological Association (treasurer since 1992).

Background

Yates, Robert Allen was born on February 4, 1950 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. Son of Jesse Howard Yates and Charlotte Rose (Vavrik) Gettman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Communications Studies, Northwestern University, 1982. Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language, University Illinois, Chicago, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics, University Illinois, Urbana, 1990.

Career

Teaching assistant, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1984; associate Professor of English, Control Missouri State University, Warrensburg, since 1990. Adjunct instructor National-Louis University, Chicago, 1982-1984. Member English as Second Language Facilitators for State of Missouri, Jefferson City, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.

Membership

Member advisory board West Central Citizens for Choice, Warrensburg, since 1991. Member Mid American Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (president 1995-1996), Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar (vice president since 1995), Linguistics Society of America, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, National Council Teachers of English, Missouri Philological Association (treasurer since 1992).

Connections

Married Maria Jeanne Gerdes, May 10, 1970 (divorced October 1975). Married Karin Christa M├╝hlnickel, June 18, 1982.

father:
Jesse Howard Yates Gettman

mother:
Charlotte Rose (Vavrik) Gettman

spouse:
Karin Christa M├╝hlnickel

spouse:
Maria Jeanne Gerdes