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English language educator

Rose Marie Madeline Wassman, American English language educator. Certified secondary education educator., California. Recipient award for innovative development University Texas League for Innovation, Austin, 1977; Apple Foundation grantee, 1982, Research and Innovation grantee De Anza College College, 1975.


Wassman, Rose Marie Madeline was born on October 28, 1931 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Dominick and Theresa (Signore) Abbruzzese.


Student, Hunter College, New York City, 1956. Bachelor in English, Wayne State University, 1959. Master of Arts in English, Wayne State University, 1963.

Certified in reading, California State University, Hayward, 1970. Certified English as Second Language, San Francisco State University, 1992.


Secretary various organizations, 1951-1955. Administrative assistant Ford International, Dearborn, Michigan, 1956-1959. Teacher English, Cooley High School, Detroit, 1959-1964.

Instructor English, literature Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Michigan, 1964-1967. Teacher English, reading Ravenswood High School, East Palo Alto, California, 1967-1969. Instructor English, reading Ohlone College, Fremont, 1969-1970.

Semi-retired professor reading De Anza College College, Cupertino, since 1971. Consultant various colleges, 1976-1979.


  • Certified secondary education educator., California.


Member College Reading and Learning Association (conference manager 1980), National Association Development Education, Northern College Reading Association (president 1976-1979).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening, cooking.


Married Robert Ray Wassman, May 7, 1967.

Dominick Abbruzzese

Theresa (Signore) Abbruzzese

Robert Ray Wassman