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educator , Writing and reading consultant

Roxanne Lee Henkin, American Writing and reading consultant, educator. Recipient Illinois Master Teacher award, 1984. Member National Council Teachers English (elementary section steering committee 1989-1992), International Reading Association, Illinois Reading Council (parents and reading committee 1984-1986), Language Experience Special Interest Council (publicity chairman 1985,newsletter editor 1985-1987), Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Henkin, Roxanne Lee was born on January 4, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edwin and Audrey (Broady) Henkin.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Northern Illinois University, 1972. Master of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, 1983. Doctor of Education in Reading, Northern Illinois University, 1990.

Career

Teacher, River Valley School District, Sawyer, Michigan, l972-74;primary teacher, Barrington (Illinois) School District 220, l974-88;writing coordinator, Elmhurst (Illinois) School District 205, l988-90;assistant professor, National-Saint Louis University, Lombard, Illinois, since 1990. Associate director Illinois Writing Project, l985-. Conductor numerous workhops on reading and literacy.

Public speaker, consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member National Council Teachers English (elementary section steering committee 1989-1992), International Reading Association, Illinois Reading Council (parents and reading committee 1984-1986), Language Experience Special Interest Council (publicity chairman 1985, newsletter editor 1985-1987), Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, pets.

Connections

father:
Edwin Henkin

mother:
Audrey (Broady) Henkin