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library consultant

Sheila Mae Cates, American library consultant.

Background

Cates, Sheila Mae was born on April 20, 1947 in Hobart, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Arch B. and Bonnie Mae (Hayden) Alexander.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Oklahoma State University, 1969. Master of Library Science, University Oklahoma, 1970.

Career

Junior High School library Lawton Public Schools, Oklahoma, 1969—1970, High School library, 1970—1973. Library consultant Oklahoma Department Education, Oklahoma City, 1974—1977, Office Public Instruction, Helena, Montana, 1981—1985, Montana State Library., Helena, since 1985. Consultant Madison Public Library., Wisconsin, 1977—1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Elements of Computer Education, 1983. Editor: School & Public Library Cooperation, 1979, Curriculum Guide for Teaching Media Skills K-12, 1975.

Membership

Active member United Methodist Women, Helena, since 1982. Member of American Library Association, National Association State Educational Media Professionals (secretary 1984-1985), Mountain Plains Library. Association, Montana Library.

Association (executive board since 1981, conference chairman 1984), Philanthropic and Educational Organization Club (president 1979-1980, 1986-1987, vice president 1982-1983).

Connections

Married Dennis Patrick Cates, March 26, 1977. Children: Patrick Alexander, Kristen Leigh.

father:
Arch B. Alexander

mother:
Bonnie Mae (Hayden) Alexander

spouse:
Dennis Patrick Cates

children:
Patrick Alexander Cates

Kristen Leigh Cates