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Secondary education educator

Teresa Elaine Gillespie was American secondary school educator. Certified teacher, Missouri. Member National Education Association, Blue Springs Parent Teacher Student Association, Missouri National Education Association, National Council Teachers English, Missouri Association Teachers of English, Friends of Heart of America Shakespeare Festival.

Background

Gillespie, Teresa Elaine was born on July 30, 1953 in Bethany, Missouri, United States. Daughter of James Eldon and Anna May (McCollum) Gillespie.

Education

Bachelor of Science in English Education, University Missouri, 1974. Master of Education in Reading, Northwest Missouri State University, 1978.

Career

Teacher John F. Hodge High School, St. James, Missouri, 1974-1989. Teacher English Blue Springs (Missouri) High School, 1990—2006. Retired, 2006

Teacher Boys Town of Missouri, St. James, summers 1980-1981.

Adjunct instructor Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1988-1989, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1990-2006. Instructor, student teacher supervisor Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Missouri.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Blue Springs Parent Teacher Student Association, Missouri National Education Association, National Council Teachers English, Missouri Association Teachers of English, Friends of Heart of America Shakespeare Festival.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, embroidering, films and theater.

Connections

father:
James Eldon Gillespie

mother:
Anna May (McCollum) Gillespie