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Education educator

Sara Elizabeth Spruce, American education educator. Member International Reading Association, Illinois Reading Association, Two Rivers Reading Council, Illinois Association for Teacher Education, National Association Education Young Children, Organization Teacher Educators in Reading, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Delta Pi (sponsor Nu Beta chapter, Distinguished Dissertation award 1980), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Spruce, Sara Elizabeth was born on December 6, 1943 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Fletcher Clarke and Irene Lillian (Holloway) Spruce.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, 1967; Master of Arts in Education, Ball State University, 1969; advanced certified in education, University of Illinois, 1976; Doctor of Education, University of Illinois, 1979.

Career

Elementary teacher Quincy (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1967-1968, Marion (Indiana) Public Schools, 1969-1975. Professor education Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Illinois, since 1979, faculty member, since 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Presenter (workshop presentations) Illinois Reading Conference, since 2002.

Membership

Member International Reading Association, Illinois Reading Association, Two Rivers Reading Council, Illinois Association for Teacher Education, National Association Education Young Children, Organization Teacher Educators in Reading, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Delta Pi (sponsor Nu Beta chapter, Distinguished Dissertation award 1980), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Fletcher Clarke Spruce

mother:
Irene Lillian (Holloway) Spruce