NEDERLAND, CO, September 11, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Kathryn "Jaydene" Morrison with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Morrison celebrates many years' 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 more than 50 years of experience in education to her credit, Ms. Morrison has become an authority in her industry and currently serves as the president and the director of Ventures in Learning. Previously, she excelled as an educator at Cushing Public Schools from 1955 to 1957 and at Indianapolis Public Schools from 1958 until 1959. Ms. Morrison was active as a special education teacher at Heelena-Goltry Public Schools between 1965 and 1973, and a school psychologist at the Oklahoma State Department of Education from 1977 until 1985. After briefly serving as a career counselor in Oklahoma City from 1985 to 1986, Ms. Morrison continued her career path as a school psychologist at Oklahoma City Public Schools between 1988 and 1993, a counselor for the Clayton Clinic from 1987 to 1989, and a consultant at the Family Policy Institute of Oklahoma from 1990 until 1993.
Prior to becoming an esteemed educator, Ms. Morrison pursued higher education at Oklahoma State University (where she was a finalist in the Redskin Beauty Contest) with a Bachelor of Science in 1955 and a Master of Science in 1957. She completed postgraduate coursework at the University of Colorado in 1965, the University of Central Oklahoma from 1967 to 1970, the University of Denver between 1981 and 1982, and Central State University in 1984. The State of Oklahoma certified Ms. Morrison as a counselor, a school psychologist, and a family therapist. She pioneered the first Special Education Resource Room (prior to this they had all been self-contained classrooms).
A civic-minded professional, Ms. Morrison volunteered in her field and community. She was active as a counselor at the United Methodist Counseling Center from 1987 to 1988, the co-chairman of the Alfalfa County Democrats between 1976 and 1983, the secretary-treasurer of the Oklahoma State Senate District 6 from 1983 until 1987, and the assistant state coordinator of the American Agriculture Movement from 1982 to 1983. Parlaying her expertise into the written word, Ms. Morrison has authored a number of published works, including "Coping with ADD/ADHD "in 1995, "Coping with a Learning Disability" in 1992, and "I'm Not Sick, Society Is" in 2006 and "I Hate You, Miss Bliss." She just completed "Finding Aspen."
Ms. Morrison remains informed of the changes and advancements in her industry through relevant organizations. She is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of Oklahoma, Garfield County Emergency Management, the Oklahoma School Psychological Association, and the Oklahoma Behavioral Health Association. She is an active member of the Oklahoma State Democratic Party Board and chairman of the Alfalfa County (Oklahoma) Excise Board. Likewise, Ms. Morrison is affiliated with the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Chi Omega Alumni, Chi Omega Sorority (vice-president), and Delta Kappa Gamma. She is the proud mother of two children, through whom she has four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
In light of her many achievements in the field, Ms. Morrison has received a number of awards and accolades. She earned the Special Award from the National Women in Agriculture Association in 1979. Likewise, she was named Outstanding Citizen of the Year by the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers in 1988. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Morrison has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 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, Ms. Morrison 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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