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Course Instructor Information

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Education And Experience

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Other Relevant Education/Training/Certification

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Teaching Experiences

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Draft a brief biography of fifty (50) words or less as you would like it listed in the course catalog should your course be accepted into the curriculum. Biography will be edited for clarity, consistency and space. Please list education first, relevant work/teaching experience second, other personal data third.

Example: B.A., Univ. of Pennsylvania; M.A., English, Dartmouth College. Twenty years' teaching experience high school and middle school; currently teaching literature/writing at Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh. Recipient, outstanding PA teacher award, 1991. Independent educational consultant; member Tri-State Curriculum Development Consortium. 450 character maximum.

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Education Office Contact Info

Karen Schiavone • Manager of Community Education • Email: • PO Box 28 • Chautauqua NY 14722

Reminder for instructors

*** Reminder: Standard compensation for instructors teaching on grounds and in person includes forty percent (40%) of tuition collected for the course, plus a Chautauqua gate pass and parking permit for the duration of the class. No housing, food or travel allowance is provided. Please be sure to read "More Information About Teaching at Chautauqua" which outlines details of gate pass information and other important information.***

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