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consultant , Literacy educator , writer

Wendy Christina Kasten, American literacy educator, writer, consultant. Recipient Literacy award Sarasota Reading Council, 1986. Member, board directors Friends of Selby Library., Sarasota, Florida, 1987-1989. Member International Reading Association (editorial review board since 1995), National Council Teachers English (editorial review board since 1999), National Reading Conf.

Background

Kasten, Wendy Christina was born on January 13, 1951 in Neptune, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Henry and Mary H. Overeem.

Education

Bachelor, Rowan University, 1973. Master of Education, University Maine, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1984.

Career

Teacher St. Mary's School, Bangor, Maine, 1974-1976, Searsport (Maine) Elementary School, 1977-1980. Assistant professor University Southern Florida, Sarasota, 1984-1990, associate professor, 1990-1994, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1995-1999, professor, since 1999. President Center for Expansion of Language and Thinking, 1996-1901.

Board directors Children's Literature Special Interest Group of International Reading Association, Newark, Delaware.

Works

Membership

Member, board directors Friends of Selby Library., Sarasota, Florida, 1987-1989. Member International Reading Association (editorial review board since 1995), National Council Teachers English (editorial review board since 1999), National Reading Conf.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, walking, pets, craft shows, music.

Connections

1 child, Tiara Denise.

father:
Henry Overeem

mother:
Mary H. Overeem

child:
Tiara Denise Kasten