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Special education educator

Susan Victoria Knight Romano, American special education educator. Certified elementary teacher, learning disabilities, mental retardation. Named Special Education Teacher of West End. Elementary School, Altoona, 1993.

Background

Romano, Susan Victoria Knight was born on October 4, 1953 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of George Frederick Knight and Esther Faith (Bullard) Savela.

Education

Bachelor in elementary education, University Alabama, 1975. Master in elementary education, University Alabama, 1980. Master in behavioral & learning disorders, University Alabama, 1993.

Career

Elementary teacher, Birmingham Board Education, 1975-1988;elementary teacher, Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, 1988-1989;learning disabled/emotional conflict teacher, Etowah County Board Education, Altoona, Alabama, 1989-1994;freelance reporter, The Blount Countian Newspaper, 1989. Textbook adoption committee Birmingham Board Education, 1985, grant committee, 1982, professional organization representative Birmingham Education Association, 1983-1986, insurance adoption committee, 1983. Reading research participant U. Alabama, 1982.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, learning disabilities, mental retardation.

Membership

Volunteer Blount County Children's Center, Oneonta, Alabama, 1992, Salvation Army, Birmingham, 1970-1975, Oneonta, 1994, volunteer cancasser John Katapodis Campaign for Mayor, Birmingham, 1981. Member Etowah County Education Association, Alabama Education Association, Council for Exceptional Children, Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: needlework, reading, cultivating house plants, playing the piano.

Connections

Married Joseph James Romano, August 1, 1987.

father:
George Frederick Knight Savela

mother:
Esther Faith (Bullard) Savela

spouse:
Joseph James Romano