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Elementary education educator

Sharon Sue Groves, American Elementary education educator. Certified life elementary teaching; Psychological Examiners Certified Administration. Recipient Extra Mile award, 1989; named Fremont Teacher of the Year, 1988, 93.


Groves, Sharon Sue was born on April 25, 1944 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Daughter of William Orin Junior and Ruth M. (Jones) Hodge.


Bachelor, Drury College, 1966. Master of Education, Drury College, 1969.


Elementary teacher Springfield Public Schools, 1966-1996. Assistant instructor individual testing Drury College, Springfield, 1969-1976. Assistant instructor enhancing mathematics Southwest Missouri State University, 1991-1994.

Parent resource educator, title I technical support Springfield Public Schools, since 1998. Senior leader Map 2000 (Missouri Assessment Project) Class I.


  • Certified life elementary teaching. Psychological Examiners Certified Administration.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Modeling Effective Practices: Geometry and Computation.


Active Springfield's Curriculum Council. Member Teaching Cadre, Strategic Planning Team. Honorary life member Parent-Teachers Association.

Chairman administrative council Hood United Methodist Church. Children's coordinator, mathematics workshops. Senior leader Missouri Assessment Project, since 1993.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association, Association for Childhood Education, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Missouri Council Teachers of Mathematics, Missouri State Teachers Association (president Southwest district 1994-1995, Educator of Year 1989), Springfield Education Association (president 1989-1990, 93-96, Leader of Year 1990, president Scholarship corporation 1998-2000), Springfield Area Retired Teachers Association (vice president 2004-2006, president 2007-2009), Delta Kappa Gamma (1st vice president since 2007, president 2000-2002, state Second vice president 2005—2007, state 1st vice president 2007-2009, state president, since 2009).


Married Donald L. Groves, July 20, 1963.

William Orin Hodge Junior

Ruth M. (Jones) Hodge

Donald L. Groves