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elementary school educator

Wanda Colleen Brodie, American elementary school educator. Chapter 1 grantee, 1981-1982, ECIA grantee, 1984-1985, 87-88, 89-90, Parent-Teachers Association grantee, 1987-1991, Polaroid Corporation grantee, 1990-1991; named Teacher of Year, Homer School District, 1984-1985; recipient grant for women/minority people Women/Minorities Study, C-U Foundation for Excellence, Champaign-Urbana, 1991-1992.


Brodie, Wanda Colleen was born on July 18, 1935 in Augusta, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Raymond Wells and Kee Hazel (Clifft) Stump.


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with high honors, University of Illinois, 1963; Master of Education, University of Illinois, 1982.


Teaching aide, Urbana/Champaign (Illinois) School district, 1970-1974, 76-78; teacher, Nairobi (Kenya) International School, 1974-1976; educator, Champaign County Youth Detention Center, Urbana, Illinois, 1980-1981; teacher, Homer (Illinois) School District, 1981-1983, 84-87; teacher, Schutz American School, Alexandria, Egypt, 1983-1984; teacher, Urbana (Illinois) School District, since 1987. Lecturer various conferences.


  • Other Work

    • Sponsor, co-editor: (student public books) Pierre and Penny Against the Odds, 1986, Children, Architecture and History: A Child's Walking Tour Guide of Urbana, 1989-1990 (special heritage award Preservation & Conservation Association 1992, Preservation award Landmarks Preservation Council Illinois 1992), Children, Architecture and History: A Child's Guide of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990-1991 (special heritage award Preservation & Conservation Association 1992, Preservation award Landmarks Preservation Council Ill, 1992, Children and Historical Research: A Children's Book of Biographies of Women and Minorities in Champaign County, 1991-1992, The 25th Anniversary of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 1993-1994.


Participant Global Schoolhouse Project, since 1993. Active Conservation and Preservation Association Champaign County, Champaign County Humane Society. Member National Education Association, Illinois Education Association, Urbana Education Association, International Educator, National Council Teachers English, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, Delta Kappa Gamma (program committee 1989-1990), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, gardening, reading, traveling.


Married Bruce Orr Brodie, June 8, 1963. Children: Natalie, Joyce, Charlotte, Louise, Julie, Robert.

Raymond Wells Stump

Kee Hazel (Clifft) Stump

Bruce Orr Brodie

Natalie Brodie

Louise Brodie

Julie Brodie

Robert Brodie

Joyce Brodie

Charlotte Brodie