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Special education educator

Tina Kathleen Owsley, American special education educator. Certified speech correction, learning disabilities, Missouri, speech therapy, learning disabilites, deaf education, Oklahoma, speech pathology, learning disabilities, deaf education, educable mentally handicapped, physically impaired, Kansas.

Background

Owsley, Tina Kathleen was born on April 3, 1953 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Lindsey C. Junior and Nina Jane (Lotts) Owsley.

Education

Bachelor in Education, Northeastern Oklahoma State University, 1975. Master of Science in Education, Northeastern Oklahoma State University, 1978. Certified in deaf education, Texas Woman's University, 1981.

Certified in special education administration, Gallaudet University, Washington, 1984.

Career

Teacher learning disabilities, speech pathologist Perry County Schools, Perryville, Missouri, 1975-1977. Teacher learning disabilities Vinita (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1977-1978. Consultant hearing impaired Sequoyah County Special Education Cooperative, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, 1978-1980.

Teacher hearing impaired Fort Gibson (Oklahoma) Public Schools, 1980-1983. Assistant to the vice president Gallaudet University, 1983-1984. Coordinator, teacher hearing impaired Shawnee County Special Education Cooperative, Topeka, since 1984.

Parent advisor Project ECHO, Oklahoma Department Education, Oklahoma City, 1978-1983. Early interventionist Hearing Consultant, Topeka, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Certified speech correction, learning disabilities, Missouri, speech therapy, learning disabilites, deaf education, Oklahoma, speech pathology, learning disabilities, deaf education, educable mentally handicapped, physically impaired, Kansas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Curriculum Guide - Preschool Hearing Impaired Children, 1991.

Membership

Board directors Florence Crittendon, 1995—2000. Member American Association of University Women (correspondent secretary 1998—2002, vice president membership 2003-2005), National Association for Education of Young Children (Kansas chapter, president Topeka Association 1988-1989), National Education Association (Kansas chapter, member Topeka special education committee since 1991, political action committee 1991—2001, building representative 1993-1995), Council for Exceptional Children (president Chapter 204 1989—2000, vice president Kansas Federation 1991-1992, president-elect Kansas Federation 1992-1993, president 1993-1994, immediate past president 1994-1995, chairman Special Education Day at the Legislation Kansas Council 1991, 95), Kansas Division Early Childhood (president 1989-1990, member chair 1993—2000), Kansas Educators of Hearing Impaired (president 1989-1990, Kansas Educator of the Year-Deaf/Hard of Hearing 1996), Kansas Commission for Deaf and Hearing Impaired (chair Early Identification and Intervention Council 1990-1995), Soroptimist International American (correspondent secretary local chapter 1991-1992, community service chair 1991-1995, delegate 1992-1994, board directors 1992-1993, 95-97, recording secretary 1993-1994, chair Youth Citizenship Award/Training Award Program 1995-1999, growth and development co-chair 1996—2000, vice president 1998—2000, Soroptimist of the Year 1993, 97, Soroptimist Woman of Distinction, 2000), Sertoma International (publicity chair 1992-1994), Topeka Tots Team (secretary 1991-1997), Junior Deaf Club (sponsor 1992-1996), Camp Fire Council (board directors 1993-1996, chair program/membership 1993-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: counted cross-stitch, reading, gardening.

Connections

father:
Lindsey C. Owsley Junior

mother:
Nina Jane (Lotts) Owsley