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Publishing executive , author , educational consultant

Sydney Billig Tyler-Parker, American publishing executive, author, educational consultant. certified elementary and secondary teacher, United States, United Kingdom, West Germany, Canada. Recipient 200 Women of Achievement in England award United Kingdom Society, 1970, Outstanding World-wide Social Actions Consultant Counselor award United States Air Force, Alconbury, 1978.

Background

Tyler-Parker, Sydney Billig was born on May 11, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Harvey Ellsworth Junior and Sidney Roberta (Woolslair) Billig.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, College William and Mary, 1960. Mediterranean Shipping Company in Science Education, University Southern California, 1968. Post masters, Tavistock Institute Human Relations, London, 1975.

Career

Teacher mathematics, social studies, Torrance (California) Unified School District, 1966-1968;math research associate, southwest Reg. Federal Laboratory, Inglewood, California, 1967-1968;teacher American literature, Latin, great issues of man, Palos Verdes United States dollar, Rolling Hills, California, 1968-1969;teacher mathematics, Mayfield Comprehensive School, London, 1970;teacher, AFCENT North Atlantic Treaty Organization International School, Brunssum, The Netherlands, 1970-1975;international primary coordinator, research head, 1972-1974;teacher, program director, Royal Air Force Alcombury (United Kingdom) United States Air Force Schools, 1975-1981;president, Thomas Geale Publications, Inc., Montara, California, since 1982;teacher, Laguna Salada Union School District, since 1997. Gifted and talented consultant, teacher Cabrillo Unified School District, Half Moon Bay, California, 1991-1996.

Consultant, counselor United States Air Force Offices of Social Actions, Alconbury, 1976-1979. Project director The Think Bridge, Inc.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary and secondary teacher, United States, United Kingdom, West Germany, Canada.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Young Think, since 1980, Just Think, since 1980, Stretch Think, since 1982, Think Quest, since 1990. Editorial advisory, article contributor THINK Magazine, San Antonio, Texas, since 1990.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Overseas Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa (United Kingdom chapter treasurer 1978-1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, bridge, walking, raising dogs.

Connections

Married Thomas True Tyler, July 11, 1969 (divorced 1986). 1 child, Lee Harris Tyler Argabrite. Married Minot Harold Parker, December 30, 1988.

father:
Harvey Ellsworth Billig Junior

mother:
Sidney Roberta (Woolslair) Billig

spouses:
Thomas True Tyler

Minot Harold Parker

child:
Lee Harris Tyler Argabrite Tyler-Parker