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School system administrator

Steven Ray Mecham, American School system administrator ( education)school system administrator. Member American Organisation Educators Hearing Impaired (president), Canada Hearing Society (director), Utah Association Elementary School Prins., National Association Elementary School Prins., International Reading Association, American Association School Adminstrs., Alexander Graham Bell Association, Parent-Teachers Association, Rotary.

Background

Mecham, Steven Ray was born on October 10, 1938 in Salt Lake City. Son of Milton Claudius and Marjorie (White) Mecham.

Education

AS, Weber State College, 1958. Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1963. Master of Arts, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1965.

Postgraduate, McGill University. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Santa Barbara, 1981.

Career

Principal Montreal Oral School, 1966-1970. State director hearing impaired Connecticut Department Education, 1970-1971. Director guidance Lexington School for Deaf, New York City, 1971-1972.

Superintendent Exton Elementary, Ana Frank Junior and senior High School, Mexico City, 1972-1977. Coordinator special education Weber School District, Ogden, Utah, 1977-1978. Principal Roosevelt Elementary School, 1978-1982.

Assistant superintendent Weber County Schools, 1982-1987. Associate superintendent Utah Schools, 1990-1993. Superintendent Weber School District, 1993-1998, director Odyssey School, 1998—2003.

Instructor University Utah, 1965-1966, St. Joseph College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1970-1971. President Finnish Mission-Latter- Day Saints (Mormons) Russia and Baltic States, 1987-1990. Adjunct professor McGill University.

Instructor Teachers College, Columbia University, 1968-1970. Acting chairman department education University Americas, Mexico City, 1976-1977. Consultant Far West Laboratories, San Francisco.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Instituto Mexicano Norte Americano de Relaciones Culturales, Mexico City, 1975-1976. Bishop, stake president Church Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, president Finnish Mission. Board directors American Cancer Society Weber County.

Member American Organization Educators Hearing Impaired (president), Canada Hearing Society (director), Utah Association Elementary School Principals, National Association Elementary School Principals, International Reading Association, American Association School Administrators, Utah Superintendent Associate, Alexander Graham Bell Association, Parent-Teachers Association, Rotary.

Connections

Married Donna Jean Johnson, January 22, 1943. Children: Brian Paul, Allan LeRoy.

father:
Milton Claudius Mecham

mother:
Marjorie (White) Mecham

spouse:
Donna Jean Johnson

child:
Brian Paul Mecham

child:
Allan LeRoy Mecham