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language educator , Speech professional

Sherry Lynn Dean, American language educator, speech professional. Named Outstanding Young Woman of Year, 1986, Chevalier, Knight of the Academy Palm, French Government, 2003; recipient internship, French Cultural Services, Washington, 1981; grantee, Dallas County Community College District, 1995—2000; Fulbright/Hays, United States Department Education.


Dean, Sherry Lynn was born on July 1, 1960 in New Albany, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Oscar L. and Betty L. (Jason) Brown.


Bachelor in French, Speech Communications, Secondary Education, Asbury College, 1983. Master of Arts in French, University Texas Arlington, 1990. Certified pratique de francais commercial, Chambre de Commerce de d'Industries, Paris, 1990.

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, University Texas, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration, University Texas Austin, 2003.


Member adjunct French faculty Mountain View College, Dallas, 1986—1991, member French faculty, since 1991, professor French and speech communications, since 1993. Sponsor French Club, Mountain View College, since 1989, chair honors program, 1996—1998, sponsor Senegal Studies Club, 1997—1998, 1999—2000, coordinator Study Abroad Programs, since 1998, member study abroad coordinators, since 1998, chair cultures course committee, since 1999, member core curriculum cultures course committee, since 1999, coordinator intercultural speaker series, 1995, coordinator Europe 1992 Conference, 1991—1992, member numerous other committees. Member North Texas Community College Consortium for International Education, since 1997.

Presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Compiler AATF Travel Guide, 1996, reviewer Little-known Museums In and Around Paris. Author: (book) Discover French-speaking Louisiana: A Brief Guide to Creating An Acadiana Adventure Tour.


Director DCCC Senegal, West Africa Professional Development Seminar, 2005. Member of American Association Teachers of French (vice president North Texas chapter 1994-1996, committee chair Task Force for Promotion of French in the United States 1995-1997, president North Texas chapter 1996-1998, member Commission for Promotion of French 1999—2000, member National French Week Commission since 1998, co-chair National Community College Commission 2000, College Teacher of Year award 1999, Dorothy S. Ludwig Excellence inTchg. award 2000), Texas Foreign Language Association (College Teacher of Year award 1998), l'Alliance Francaise (honorary).


Married A. L. Dean Junior.

Oscar L. Brown

Betty L. (Jason) Brown

A. L. Dean Junior