TEA, SD, May 21, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Judy Starks Knadel has been included in Marquis Who's Who. 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 over three decades of experience to her credit as an educator, Ms. Knadel has long been dedicated to her young students. Beginning in 2001, she established herself as the director of the Campus Learning Center at Augustana University. Prior to this period, Ms. Knadel served as an administrator at Augustana College between 1988 and 2001. Throughout the length of her career, she is fortunate to have taught and formed personal relationships with her students and their families.
Mrs. Knadel obtained a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Yankton College in 1972, after which she earned a teaching certificate and then a Master of Arts in special education from Augustana University in 1993. Mrs. Knadel's master thesis, "Attachment Disorder: Its impact on Preschool and Social Settings" was published by ERIC for educational research in libraries throughout the country. Mrs. Knadel has presented her research and experiences with attachment disorders to educators at national, state, and local conferences. Eminently qualified in her field, she earned the highest level of certification through the South Dakota Pathways Program. Having initially decided to pursue a career as an educator out of her love for working with children, Ms. Knadel made it her mission to exert a positive influence in the first several years of their educational experience.
Mrs. Knadel maintains her membership with the National Association for Education of Young Children, the South Dakota Association for Education of Young Children, the Siouxland Association for Education of Young Children as well as the Siouxland Association of Child Care Directors. Additionally, she donates to St Jude's Children's Hospital, Children's Home Society, St Joseph's Indian School, and Boy's Town. Outside of her vocational circles, Mrs. Knadel enjoys spending time with her daughter and six grandchildren that live close by and keeping in touch with her adult stepchildren and grandchildren on the West coast. Though she may be retired in the next few years, she strives to become a life-long learner as well as teacher.
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