SCOTTSDALE, AZ, August 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Wanda Phillips, EdD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Phillips celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Phillips has been a prolific author of numerous textbooks since 1985, including the "Easy Grammar" series, "Easy Writing," and the "Daily Grams" series. These books, as well as her children's book, "My Mother Doesn't Like to Cook," include guides aimed at educating teachers, parents, and students from grades one through 12 in how to easily grasp the English language. In addition to her work as a writer, Dr. Phillips served as a teacher with the Peoria Unified School District from 1973 to 1999 and with the Phoenix Indian School from 1971 to 1972. Earlier in her career, she was a teacher with Littlestown High School in 1969.
Dr. Phillips was inspired to pursue a career in education by her own youth, having grown up in an impoverished environment. In addition, she is passionate about helping students whose first language is nonstandard English learning and mastering the language. She began her career as a student at Shippensburg University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in secondary education in 1968. In 1993, she returned to her studies at Northern Arizona University, completing a Master of Arts in administration in 1993. Dr. Phillips concluded her studies at George Fox University in 2007, earning a Doctor of Education. She has been certified in elementary education by Grand Canyon University.
A respected voice in her community, Dr. Phillips has been affiliated with numerous organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International, the Cameo Foundation, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Sisters Ministry. In addition, she has been an invited guest at several conferences, including the Florida Literary Conference, and she was an educational seminar presenter with ISHA Enterprises.
Crediting much of her success to her mentor, Vestal Stallsmith, a former neighbor who inspired her to pursue a better life, Dr. Phillips has been recognized for her contributions throughout her career. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who of American Women.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Phillips has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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