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Dr. Strecker is an educational consultant and president of Catherine Strecker Educational Strategies. Her client base includes school districts, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and various private groups. She has coauthored several books including The Baby Boomer’s Handbook for Women and Learning to Love Yourself: Self-Esteem for Women.


Education:

      May 2008..........................Completed Doctoral Program, finished dissertation.
      September 2005.............Doctoral Student, Dissertation Topic:  Multiple Intelligences, Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
      July 2002..........................Master of Science in Administration, Newman University, Wichita, Kansas
      May 1998..........................Master of Science in Education, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
      June l998..........................English as a Second Language Endorsement, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
      July l989............................Bachelor of Science in Education, Fort Hays State University,  Hays, Kansas
      July l985............................Associate Degree in General Business, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, Kansas 


Experience:

      May 2007 to Present..........................Educational Strategies, Ellinwood, Kansas
      October 2004 to 2007........................Part-time Adjunct Faculty, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas
      August 2005 to Present.....................Educational Facilitator, Brain-based Learning, Multiple Intelligences, Kansas School Districts
      December 2005 to July 2005............Presiding President Member, Country Place Senior Living, Ellinwood, Kansas
      May 1999 to June 2005......................Human Resource Director, A/R Systems, Ellinwood, Kansas
      August 2001 to January 2002...........Administration Internship, Ellinwood High School, Ellinwood, Kansas
      January 2002 to May 2002.................Administration Internship, Jefferson Elementary School, Great Bend, Kansas
      August 1994 to May l999....................Elementary Teacher, Sixth Grade & Language Arts, Five through Twelve, Riley Elementary, Great Bend, Kansas


Extra Professional Experiences:

  • Chairperson for Reading Committee during Q.P.A. State Visitation, 
  • Co-Chairperson for U.S.D. 428 Educational Fair,
  • Partnership with Barton County Community Cougars “HEROES” Program,
  • Homework Help,
  • Recipient of the Robinson Mini-Grant Foundation,
  • Multicultural Food Fair,
  • Radio talk program,
  • Healthy Living Committee Chairperson for Sixth Grade,
  • Educational Foundation Grant Recipient for Sixth Grade,
  • BLINK:  Building Leadership in Communities, Designed teacher “Character Counts” workbooks K-6 grade levels, New Teacher Handbooks, and Substitute Handbooks.

Educational Facilitator:

Presentations presented to school districts in the State of Kansas for the 2005-2006 school year: 
 Topics Include:

  • Brain-based Learning
  • Learning Disorders
  • The No Child Left behind Act.
  • Christian Motivational Speaking
  • Healthy Living Workshops
  • Leadership in the Work Place

Licenses:

Kansas State Board of Education Licenses:

  • Building Leadership (PreK-12)
  • Building Administrator (K-9)
  • English as a Second Language (K-12)
  • Elementary (K-9)
  • Social Studies Comp (5-9 )

 

 

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