Rosalind E. Engel

Honored by:Ross A. Engel
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Professor Emerita ISU 1967-1988

Wife of: Ross A. Engel Professor Emeritus ISU 1965-1989 Mother of: Vaughn B.A. Univ. of Iowa; Rick B.S. Iowa State J.D. Univ of Iowa; Debra B.S. Iowa State M.S. Iowa State; Kevin B.S. Iowa State and M.A. Univ. of Iowa Education: B.A. Iowa Wesleyan College M.A. University of Iowa Foreign travel grants to study children's literature in Germany and Great Britain.

Professional Experience: Elementary and junior high teacher in several Iowa schools. Instructor at the University of Iowa. Professor at Iowa State University. Honors and Awards: P.E. McClenahan Award - Outstanding Graduate Student in Education Univ. of Iowa; Faculty Member of the Year - College of Education Iowa State; Outstanding Teacher Award - College of Home Economics ISU; Faculty Citation ISU; Establishment of The Rosalind Engel and Alice Lillie Children's Library by the Department of Child Development at ISU.

Professional Organizations: Pi Lambda Theta Phi Delta Gamma. Membership and involvement in many state regional and national organizations in the areas of education and education of young children children's literature reading and literacy library services and storytelling.

Areas of Expertise: Children's literature researcher and writer with numerous publications in professional journals in this and related areas of study. Other Professional Activities: Honors Program coordinating and advising. Editor and reviewer of manuscripts and books for several journals. Compiler of bibliographies and presenter in videotapes to be used in Extension teaching. Presenter of workshops and conference programs for teachers on the selection and use of literature with children and the art of storytelling. Classroom and adult storyteller in retirement.

Tribute: From the College of Family and Consumer Sciences when Rosalind retired - "Inspiring creative highly esteemed educator and advisor Respected scholar Compassionate and thoughtful Dedicated caring and loyal colleague.


Paver Inscription:

Rosalind E. Engel, Professor 1967-88
ISU outstanding teacher 1971& 78
Faculty Citation 1983


Debra J. Engel B.S. 1973 M.S. 1976
Cyclone Aide, Phi Kappa Phi
Outstanding young alum- 1983
Hewlett-Packard Corp. Staff. MGR. 1976-83
3 Com Corp. Vice Pres. Corp. Services 1983