Celebrating the world of work : interviews and activities / Susan Conklin Thompson

Author(s): Thompson, Susan Conklin
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Subjects: Vocational guidance--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States
Occupations--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States
Professions--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Englewood, CO : Teacher Ideas Press, 2001
LC Classification: H, HF
Physical Description: xi, 169 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1. Anthropologist 1
Interview With Barbara Mueller 1
Exploring a Career as an Anthropologist 2
Ch. 2. Antiques and Flea Market Vendor 5
Interview With Phyllis Ernst 5
Exploring a Career as an Antiques and Flea Market Vendor 6
Ch. 3. Architect 9
Interview With Annette Renner-Richter 9
Exploring a Career as an Architect 10
Ch. 4. Art Teacher 13
Interview With Steve Welch 13
Exploring a Career as an Art Teacher 13
Karol Griffin and Kayenta Nicole: Tattoo Artist and Ear Piercer 15
Ch. 5. Baker 17
Interview With Jean Schieck 17
Exploring a Career as a Baker 18
Ch. 6. Batiker of Mayan Gods 21
Interview With Victor Rivas Palomo 21
Exploring a Career as a Batiker 23
Ch. 7. Beautician 25
Interview With Carole Gording 25
Exploring a Career as a Beautician 25
Ch. 8. Biomedical Equipment Technician 29
Interview With Chris D'Arrezo 29
Exploring a Career as an Equipment Technician 29
Ch. 9. Candy Store Clerk 31
Interview With Rita Sweeney 31
Exploring a Career as a Candy Store Clerk 32
Ch. 10. Car Factory Worker and Train Engineer 35
Interview With Bob Haus 35
Exploring a Career Working in a Factory or as a Train Engineer 37
Ch. 11. Carpenter 41
Interview With Keith Thompson 41
Exploring a Career as a Carpenter 41
Ch. 12. Child-Care Director for YMCA 45
Interview With Felix Andres Arana 45
Exploring a Career Working With Children 46
Ch. 13. Children's Book Author 49
Interview With Beth Wilkinson 49
Exploring a Career as a Writer 50
Ch. 14. Computer Expert 53
Interview With Bill Conklin 53
Exploring a Career as a Computer Expert 53
Ch. 15. Creature Effects Technician 55
Interview With Andy Schoneberg 55
Exploring a Career as a Creature Effects Technician 56
Jimmy Archer, Props Person 57
Ch. 16. Dancer 61
Interview With Patricia Conklin 61
Exploring a Career as a Dancer 62
Ch. 17. Doctor 63
Interview With Karen Wildman 63
Exploring a Career as a Doctor 63
Ch. 18. Elementary School Teacher 67
Interview With Brent Young 67
Exploring a Career as an Elementary School Teacher 68
Ch. 19. Fashion Designer 71
Interview With Jackie Civitarese 71
Exploring a Career as a Fashion Designer 71
Ch. 20. Firefighter 75
Interview With Mark Young 75
Exploring a Career as a Firefighter 75
Ch. 21. Folk Artist 77
Interview With Mamie Deschillie 77
Exploring a Career as a Folk Artist 77
Ch. 22. Geologist 79
Interview With Esteban Thompson 79
Exploring a Career as a Geologist 80
Ch. 23. Historical Building Window Restorer 83
Interview With Mark Ledvina 83
Exploring a Career as a Window Restorer 84
Ch. 24. Historical Village Actor 87
Interview With Evelyn Smith 87
Exploring a Career as a Historical Village Actor 88
Ch. 25. Illustrator 91
Interview With Zak Pullen 91
Exploring a Career as an Illustrator/Cartoonist 92
Ch. 26. Librarian 95
Interview With Glenda Williams 95
Exploring a Career as a Children's Librarian 95
Ch. 27. Lobster Fisherman 99
Interview With Gary Parsons 99
Exploring a Career as a Lobster Fisherman 100
Ch. 28. Maple Syrup and Cheese Business Owner 103
Interview With Betsy Ayers Luce 103
Exploring a Career With a Home Business: Maple Syrup and Cheese 106
Another Kind of Farmer: Richard Bangen 107
Ch. 29. Mural Painter 109
Interview With Rosalie Thompson 109
Exploring a Career as a Mural Painter 110
Ch. 30. Navajo Medicine Man 111
Interview With James Joe 111
Exploring a Career as a Medicine Man 112
Ch. 31. Park Ranger 113
Interview With Larry McClenney 113
Exploring a Career With The Park Service 113
Ch. 32. Peace Corps Worker 115
Interview With Wendy Smith 115
Exploring a Career as a Peace Corps Worker 116
Ch. 33. Piano Teacher 119
Interview With Gretchen Young 119
Exploring a Career as a Musician 120
Ch. 34. Postal Worker 123
Interview With Steve Rea 123
Exploring a Career as a Postal Worker 124
Ch. 35. Prison Teacher and Director 127
Interview With Rich Mendenhall 127
Exploring a Career Working in a Prison 127
Ch. 36. River Trip Guide 129
Interview With Sara Clement 129
Exploring a Career as a River Guide 131
Ch. 37. Secretary 133
Interview With Susan Ray 133
Exploring a Career as a Secretary 134
Ch. 38. Sheepherder 135
Interview With Tom Rogers 135
Exploring a Career as a Sheepherder 136
Ch. 39. Shiprock Trading Post Clerks 139
Interviews With Maxine Begay and Rosita Yazzie 139
Exploring a Career as a Trading Post Clerk 140
Ch. 40. Superintendent of Schools 143
Interview With William Conklin 143
Exploring a Career as a Superintendent of Schools 144
Ch. 41. Truck Driver 147
Interview With Doug Watkins 147
Exploring a Career as a Truck Driver 148
Ch. 42. Weaver 151
Interview With Maximina Lopez 151
Exploring a Career as a Weaver 151
References 155
Index 161
About the Author 169
Notes: LCCN: 2001018117
ISBN: 1563086697 (paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-159) and index
OCLC Number: 45757793
ISBN/ISSN: 1563086697