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Special education educator

Sandra Kay Squires, American Special education educator ( education)special education, educator. Recipient Robert G. Sando award Eastern Montana College, 1966. Member International Council Exceptional Children, International Divsn. on Career Development (secretary 1976-1979, vice president 1979-1980, president-elect 1980-1981, president 1981-1982), Teacher Education Divsn. (division behavioral disorders), Pioneer Divsn.

Background

Squires, Sandra Kay was born on June 3, 1944 in Glendive, Montana, United States. Daughter of Ralph E. and M. Elouise (Cabbage) Squires.

Education

Education, Eastern Montana College, 1966. Master of Arts in Mental Retardation, Colorado State College, 1969. Doctor of Education in Mental Retardation, U. Northern Colorado, 1972.

Certified elementary teacher, Montana, Oklahoma, Colorado First grade teacher Billings Public School, Montana, 1966-1967. Special education teacher Fort Benning Children's Schools, Georgia, 1967-1968, Comanche County United Cerebral Palsy Association, Lawton, Oklahoma, Weld Board Cooperative Services, Ault, Colorado, 1970. Instructor Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1972.

Instructional materials specialist Rocky Mountain Instructional Materials Center, Greeley, Colorado, 1971-1972, assistant professor, 1973-1974. Director career education for Mentally Handicapped Weld Board Cooperative Superior vena cava syndrome, LaSalle, Colorado, 1974-1977. Assistant professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1978.

Senior project associate Pennsylvania State University, bureau of Education for Handicapped, Washington, 1979. Assistant professor.

Career

1st grade teacher Billings Public School, Montana, 1966—1967. Special education teacher Fort Benning Children's Schools, Georgia, 1967—1968, Comanche County United Cerebral Palsy Association, Lawton, Oklahoma, Weld Board Cooperative Services,, Ault, 1970. Instructor Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1972.

Instructional materials specialist Rocky Mountain Instructional Materials Center, Greeley, 1971—1972, assistant professor, 1973—1974. Director career education Mentally Handicapped Weld Board Cooperative Services, LaSalle, Colorado, 1974—1977. Assistant professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1978.

Senior project associate Pennsylvania State University, Bureau Education for Handicapped, Washington, 1979. Assistant professor Washington State University, Pullman, 1979—1981. Associate professor, chairman counseling and special education University Nebraska Omaha, 1981—1988, associate professor department special education & commission disorders, since 1988, professor, 1988—2000.

Coordinator Women's Studies, 1995—1997. President Educational Consultant Enterprises Inc., Greeley, 1974—1979. Speaker, consultant universities, local, state, & federal agencies, professional organizations United States and Canada, since 1972.

Secretary, treasurer Squires, Inc., Glendive, Montana, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Montana, Oklahoma, Colorado.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (newsletter) Inservice Consult, 1974-1977. Contributor training manuals, monograph, children's books, articles articles to professional jours.

Membership

Political action network coordinator Nebraska Federation Council for Exceptional Children, Omaha, 1982—1985, 1987—1989, since 1995. Youth coordinator Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska, 1987—1994. Member of Pioneer Division, Teacher Education Division (director behavioral division), International Council Exceptional Children, International Division on Career Development (secretary 1976-1979, vice president 1979-1980, president-elect 1980-1981, president 1981-1982).

Connections

Married James A. Boland, June 19, 1965 (divorced May 1, 1980). Children: Michael F., Jennifer L. Bachelor of Science in Elementary.

father:
Ralph E. Squires

mother:
M. Elouise (Cabbage) Squires

spouse:
James A. Boland

children:
Michael F. Squires

Jennifer L. Bachelor of Science in Elem Squires