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Media specialist , school librarian

Sharon Kay Cooper, American school librarian, media specialist. Named United States dollar 238 Elementary Teacher of Year, 2006, Outstanding Staff Member, Quivira Heights High School, 2003.

Background

Cooper, Sharon Kay was born on January 9, 1952 in Junction City, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Duane Harvey and Helen Lucille Gugler.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Home Economics, Fort Hays State University, 1974. Postgraduate, Wichita State University, 1979. Postgraduate, Kansas State University, 1983.

Postgraduate, Emporia State University, 1988. Master of Science in Education Administration, Fort Hays State University, 1996.

Career

Home economics teacher, library Brewster (Kansas) High School, 1974—1975. Language arts teacher, library West Smith County Junior and Senior High School, Kensington, Kansas, 1975-1977. Home economics, vocational teacher Little River (Kansas)-Windom High School, 1977-1980.

Home economics teacher Chase-Raymond (Kansas) Schools, 1980-1988. Library media specialist Quivira Heights High School, Bushton, Kansas, 1988-1995, Quivira Heights K-12 Schools, Holyrood and Bushton, 1995—2003. District library media specialistl United States dollar # 328, Bushton, Holyrood and Wilson, since 2003.

Sponsor Quivira Heights High School Kansas Association for Youth, since 1988. School library representative, vice chair Kansas Interlibrary Loan Board Directors, Topeka, 1999-2003. Chairman Reading Is Fun, Quivira Hts.

Elementary/Junior High, since 1995. Chairman Red Ribbon Week Quivira Hts. Pre K-12, since 1995.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

Membership

Volunteer, blood drive chairperson American Red Cross, since 1988. Troop leader Wheatbelt council Girl Scouts United States, Chase, 1989-1996, service unit manager, 1995-1997. Member National Education Association, Kansas Association School Libraries, Kansas Education Association (president local chapter 1999-2000, 06^, vice president 2005-2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking, sewing, skiing, travel.

Connections

Married Stevan Frank Cooper, August 3, 1974. Children: Susan Kay, Shelley Kay.

father:
Duane Harvey

mother:
Helen Lucille Gugler

spouse:
Stevan Frank Cooper

children:
Shelley Kay Cooper

Susan Kay Cooper