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Teachers Leading the Way: Voices from the National Teacher Forum - April 1998

1996 Forum Participants

ALABAMA

Eva Thompson
Monrovia School
Huntsville, AL

Bill Martin
Fort Payne Middle School
Fort Payne, AL

ALASKA

Mardene Collins
Colony Middle School
Palmer, AK

Barbara Mitchell
Gastineau Elementary School
Juneau, AK

ARIZONA

Judy Paris
Del Rio Elementary
Chino Valley, AZ

Eileen Snook
Challenger Middle School
Glendale, AZ

ARKANSAS

Phyllis Orlicek
Stuttgart High School
Stuttgart, AR

Patricia Harris
Bryant Middle School
Bryant, AR

CALIFORNIA

Kathleen Byrnes
Marin County Office of Ed
San Rafael, CA

Javier Gonzalez
Pioneer High School
Whittier, CA

Shelly Lawrence
Sinai Akiba Academy
Los Angelos, CA

COLORADO

Yvonne Walker
Escalante Middle School
Durango, CO

Grace Carr
St. Mary's Academy
Englewood, CO

Steve Hornyak
Eaton High School
Eaton, CO

CONNECTICUT

Fie Budzinsky
Portland High School
Portland, CT

Robert Berwick
New Canaan Country School
New Canaan, CT

Karen Ernst
King's Highway
Westport, CT

DELAWARE

Ted Ammann
Hartley Elementary School
Hartley, DE

Darryl Hudson
Sussex Central Middle
Millsboro, DE

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Christine Cole
Shape American High School
APO, AE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Sandra Dobson
Barnard Elementary
Washinton, D.C.

Annette McKenzie Anderson
Mamie D. Lee
Washington, D.C.

FLORIDA

David Williams
Suncoast Community High
Riveria Beach, FL

Ray Ramirez
Southern Oaks Middle School
Port St. Lucie, FL

GEORGIA

Ann Thomas
Fifth Avenue School
Decatur, GA

Jeff White
Berkmar High School
Lilburn, GA

Barbara Ellison Rosenbilt
The Epstein School
Atlanta, GA

GUAM

Judy Woytowich
Inarajan Middle School
Agana, Guam

Randolph Coffman
Asmuyao Community School
Tamuning, GU

HAWAII

Michael Nakasone
Pearl City High School
Paerl City, HI

Renee Morris
Waianae Intermediate
Waianae, HI

IDAHO

Jennifer Lynne Williams
Mountain Home High School
Mountain Home, ID

Kit Bennett
Almo Elementary School
Almo, ID

ILLINOIS

Terry Nourie
Glenn Elementary School
Normal, IL

Barry Faga
Immanuel Lutheran School
Dundee, IL

Barbara Allen
Harrisburg High School
Harrisburg, IL

INDIANA

Dan Durbin
F.J. Reitz high School
Evansville, IN

Caryn Ellison
Twin Branch Elementary
Mishawaka, IN

IOWA

Jill Olsen-Virlee
Marion High School
Marion, IA

Jill Anderson
Norwalk Middle School
Norwalk, IA

KANSAS

Christy McNally
Saint Mary's Elementary
Pittsburg, KS

Mary LeeEdwards
Yates Center High School
Yates Center, KS

KENTUCKY

Elizabeth Lewis
Wheeler Elementary
Louisville, KY

Mary Beth Dunn
Shelby County Middle School
Jeffersontown, KY

LOUISIANA

Ronald Cormier
Belle Place Middle School
New Iberia, LA

Sally Cox
A.C. Steere Elementary
Shreveport

MAINE

Dorothy Smith
Caribou High School
Caribou, ME

Bob Maurais
Frank H. Harrison Middle
Yarmouth, ME

MARYLAND

Edward Silver
Rock Hall Elementary
Rock Hall, MD

Jeffrey Carter
Violetville Middle School
Columbia, MD

MASSACHUSETTS

Leonard Swanton
Estabrook Elementary School
Lexington, MA

Kathleen Sherman
East Falmouth Elementary
Falmouth, MA

MICHIGAN

Sharon Green
Graveraet Middle School
Marquette, MI

Diane Shepard
Crockett Career Technical
Detriot,MI

MINNESOTA

Mary Beth Blegen
Worthington Senior High
Worthington, MN

Gene Stukel
Yellow Medicine East School
Granite Falls, MN

MISSISSIPPI

Julie Allen Ferriss
Webster Elementary
Yazoo City, MS

Cathy Stewart
Lafayette Elementary
Oxford MS

MISSOURI

William Bratberg
Farmington R-7 Schools
Farmington, MO

Beth Wehling
Nipher Middle School
Kirkwood, MO

MONTANA

Carol Beyer-Ward
Kalispell Jr. High School
Kalispell, MT

George Beyer
Flathead High School
Kalispell, MT

NEBRASKA

DeEtta Merritt
Lincoln Northeast High
Lincoln, NE

Jean LaGrone
Westgate Elementary
Omaha, NE

Robert Brauer
St. Paul Lutheran School
Utica, NE

NEVADA

Paula Naegle
Chaparral High School
Las Vegas, NV

Patricia Rowe
Lovelock Elementary
Lovelock, NV

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Deborah Woelflein
Merrimack High School
Merrimack, NH

Cindy Linehan
Smyth Road School
Manchester, NH

NEW JERSEY

Janis Jensen
Ho-Ho-Kus Public Schools
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Richard Ruffalo
Belleville High School
Belleville, NJ

NEW MEXICO

Martina Marquez
Mt. Taylor Elementary
Grants, NM

Larry Torres
Taos High School
Taos, NM

NEW YORK

Brenda Hunter
Claremont Elementary
Ossining, NY

Cynthia Appold
Hicksville High School
Hicksville, NY

NORTH CAROLINA

Scott Griffin
Ida Rankin Elementary
Mount Holly, NC

Barbara Bailey-Smith
Little River School
Durham, NC

NORTH DAKOTA

Curt Leslie
Kindred Public School
Kindred, ND

Marcia Kenyon
Eastwood Elementary
West Fargo, ND

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

Alan Taylor
San Vincente Elementary
Saipan, MP

OHIO

Cathy Priest
Coshocton High School
Coshocton, OH

Melody Fawcett-Leech
Stephen E. Howe Elementary
Cleveland, OH

OKLAHOMA

Vivian Nida
Putnam City North High
Oklahoma City, OK

Elizabeth Lofties
St. Charles Borromeo
Oklahoma City, OK

Stephen Smallwood
Broken Bow High School
Broken Bopw, OK

OREGON

Ray Hasart
Redmond High School
Redmond, OR

Vicky Jones
Ontario Middle School
Ontario, OR

PENNSYLVANIA

Susan Rodriguez
Overbrook Education Center
Philadelphia, PA

Cathy Trombetta
Jefferson School
Clairton, PA

PUERTO RICO

Luz Viera Maldonado
Santiago Torres Jr. High
Las Poedras, PR

Justina Gonzalez
Republica de Costa Rica
Caguas, PR

Irene Caban
Coregio Maria Auxiliadora
Carolina, PR

RHODE ISLAND

Mary Kay Schnare
Nathan Bishop Middle
Providence, RI

Donna Macksoud
Smithfield High School
Smithfield, RI

SOUTH CAROLINA

Barbara Weston
Five Points School
Columbia, SC

Kelly McCalla
Oakland Elementary
Greenwood, SC

SOUTH DAKOTA

Carolyn Riter
Stanley County Elementary
Ft. Pierre, SD

Jacqueline Omland
Aberdeen Central High
Aberdeen, SD

TENNESSEE

Linda Cheek
Ingleside Elementary
Athens, TN

Donna Parker
Obion County Central High
Troy, TN

TEXAS

Ann Brock
Frazier Elementary
Burleson, TX

Sue Baker
Whitesborn Middle School
Whitesboro, TX

UTAH

John Funk
Fox Hills Elementary
Salt Lake City, UT

Anne Butler
Mount Logan Middle School
Logan, UT

VERMONT

Edward Barry
School Street School
Milton, VT

Ed Lewis
Cabot School
Cabot, VT

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Nidia Tolentino
Evelyn M. Williams
Elementary
Christiansted, St. Croix

VIRGINIA

Barbara Rivers Honeycutt
Venable Elementary School
Charlottesville, VA

Elizabeth Crabtree
Clark Elementary
Charlottesville, VA

WASHINGTON

Ivanelle Chan
Garfield Elementary
Olympia, WA

Dianna Galante
Whole Earth Montessori
Bothell, WA

Patricia Cygan
Nathan Hale High School
Seattle, WA

Mary Schneider
Woodinville Montessori
Woodinville, WA

WEST VIRGINIA

David Anderson
Elk Elementary School
Charleston, WV

Jo Ann Harman
Petersburg High School
Petersburg, WV

WISCONSIN

Thomas Howe
Monona Grove High School
Monona, WI

Sharon Nelson
Waunakee High School
Waunakee, WI

WYOMING

Pamela Moore
Aspen Elementary
Evanston, WY

Jan Truchot
Sundance Elementary
Sundance, WY


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