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MARILYN J. DOMINICK - CHAIRPERSON and Public School Rep - Email: mjdominick77@gmail.com  

   

Marilyn is a public school educator who resides in Syracuse, NY.  She retired in 2010 after serving as Superintendent of Schools in three Public School Districts.  Before accepting her first Superintendency, she taught Secondary Mathematics, served as a Math Diagnostician, Elementary Principal, Chairperson for the Committee on Special Education, and Director of Special Programs.  Currently, she serves as an Administrative Consultant for Charter Schools in the Central NY area. 

 Marilyn attends the First Church of the Nazarene in Auburn, NY and loves working in outreach and with the Empty Nesters group.  She is passionate about enabling educators to evangelize and disciple their students, their students' families and their colleagues.  She believes with all of her heart that, given the proper support and tools, bathed with much prayer, Christian Educators can serve as a driving force to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Please feel free to contact Marilyn with any questions you may have about NEW, to share prayer needs or share ideas.  She would love to hear from you! 

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LANCE HOWARD - College/University Rep  Email -  LDJLHoward@gmail.com 

Lance is currently serving as Director of Club Sports and Recreation at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. He has 24 years of experience working in elementary education, including private & public/charter schools.   He has taught kindergarten through sixth grade in both the classroom and as a specials teacher. He has been a Lead Teacher, Assistant Principal/Academy Director, and Building Principal. His 14 years of experience in educational and organizational leadership have prepared him well to work in a variety of instructional settings.

He brings his Christian faith, experiences, personal integrity, and high regard for collaboration to his educational community. His passion is to help others learn and grow, stemming from his personal commitment to being a high quality, life-long learner who implements positive leadership through a high quality work ethic.

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BECKY RAMSEY - PUBLIC SCHOOL REP - Email   ramseyfamily2771@gmail.com  

Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Becky has taught in the classroom for 43 years in both public and Christian school settings--every level K-12, except first grade. She has served two terms as a member of the NEW Council. For the past three years, she has served as the Gifted Learning Specialist at a local charter school.  She is active in her local church and has participated in numerous work trips to mission areas around the globe.


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MIDGE SIMPSON - PRESCHOOL/EARLY CHILDHOOD REP - Email   midgesimpson5@gmail.com  

                                  


From Greenville, South Carolina, Midge has been involved with early childhood education for 45 years. Starting with a daycare in her home for10 years, she became an early childhood teacher, and taught 10 years before becoming the administrator of a K-4 preschool. In 1992, she founded and served as Director of Sonshine Learning Center. She recently retired, but has continued to work part-time at the school as a mentor and leader of educators. She has helped many churches begin their preschool ministries. She served on the Nazarene International Education Association Council (now NEW) from 1993-2010, taking a brief break before joining the Council again a few years ago. She has served on the Greenville County Child Care Association for over 30 years and continues to serve that organization. 


To read more of Midge's journey as an educator, click HERE

To read articles written by Midge, visit her drop down page under our "Your N.E.W. Council Reps!" tab.




MELODEE SIMMONS   - PRESCHOOL/EARLY CHILDHOOD REP - Email  melodee.simmons@yahoo.com