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Education educator

Susan O'Rilla Spellman, American Education educator. License elementary kindergarten to 8th grade, reading, learning disabilities/behavior disorders kindergarten to 12th grade, Ohio. Dissertation award grantee Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1989. Member International Reading Association, Association Teacher Educators, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Spellman, Susan O'Rilla was born on December 19, 1935 in Akron, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Harry Franklin and Vera Mae (Brower) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1958. Master of Science in Education, State University of New York, Brockport, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1989.

Career

Elementary teacher, Cleveland Public Schools, 1958-1959;elementary teacher, Lansing (Michigan) City Schools, 1964-1966;elementary teacher, Rochester (New York) City Schools, 1966-1967;junior high school reading teacher, Maple Heights (Ohio) City Schools, 1974-1979;teacher elementary severe behavior handicapped, Columbus (Ohio) City Schools, 1979-1985, 86-87;instructor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1985-1986;instructor, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1987-1989;assistant professor elementary education, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, 1989-1994;associate professor elementary education, S.E. Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, since 1994.

Achievements

  • License elementary kindergarten to 8th grade, reading, learning disabilities/behavior disorders kindergarten to 12th grade, Ohio.

Membership

Member International Reading Association, Association Teacher Educators, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, gardening, sewing, playing piano.

Connections

Married Robert Luther Spellman December 27, 1958. Children: Virginia Black, Robin Fahlberg, Elizabeth Lillian, Catherine Roberts Mandy Li.

father:
Harry Franklin Edwards

mother:
Vera Mae (Brower) Edwards

spouse:
Robert Luther Spellman December 27

child:
Virginia Black Spellman

child:
Robin Fahlberg Spellman

child:
Elizabeth Lillian Spellman

child:
Catherine Roberts Mandy Li Spellman