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About Marylee Ramsay

 

Miss Ramsay in Yellowstone National Park 2010

EDUCATION

Master of Science, Biology, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.  Thesis:  Preliminary Investigation into Aspects of the Population Biology of the Yucca Moth, Tegeticula yuccasella, and the Plant Yucca filamentosa.  Major Advisor:  Dr. Richard Schrock. May 1994

Professional Teacher’s License, Biology: 7-12, General Science: 7-9, English: 7-9.  Kansas State Board of Education.  Jan. 1992.

 

Teacher Certification, Southwestern College, Winfield, KS. May 1988

   Bachelor of Science, Biology, Southwestern College, Winfield, KS.  Senior Paper:  The Effects of Growth Retardants on Euphorbia pulcherrima:  Variety 'Mini Minstrel'. May 1988

 

PUBLICATIONS

Ramsay, M. (1999). “Composting…Recycle Yard Waste Mother Nature’s Way”  In Johnson’s Garden Talk. Vol. 11, Issue 5.

     Schrock, R. & Ramsay, M. (June 1995).  The Yucca Plant and the Yucca Moth".  The Kansas School Naturalist.  Emporia State University.  Vol. 41, No 2.

 Ramsay, M. (1994).  "The Preliminary Investigation into Aspects of the Population Biology of the Yucca Moth, Tegeticula yuccasella, and the Plant Yucca filamentosa."   Master’s Thesis

                                     

PRESENTATIONS

Ramsay, M. (June 2010) Goddard High School O.W.L.S. Renovation Project. Invited talk presented at teacher workshop for Earth Partnership for Schools: Prairie Restoration, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, Hesston, KS.

Ramsay, M.  (June 2004) Growing Container Plants.  presentation at The Starkey Garden Fair, fundraiser for Starkey, Inc., Andover, KS.

Ramsay, M.  (Sept. 2002) The Yucca and the Yucca Moth. Presentation to The Ark Valley Chapter of the North American Butterfly Club at the Great Plains Nature Center, Wichita, KS.

Ramsay, M. (April 1994).  The Preliminary Investigation into Aspects of the Population Biology of the Yucca Moth, Tegeticula yuccasella, and the Plant Yucca filamentosa. Paper presented at Kansas Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Washburn University, KS.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Watkins Summer Research Fellowship, Wichita State University, 2011

Goddard High School awarded Kansas Green School of the Year by KACEE, 2010

Pre K-18 Environmental Teacher of the Year:  Kansas Department of Health and Environment and KACEE, 2009

Teacher of the Year nominee, 2009

Earth Foundation’s Adopt-An Acre 50 Acre Club, 2009

Earth Foundation’s Adopt-An-Acre 50 Acre Club, 2008

Young Teacher Award:   Goddard High School, 1999

Eugene Dehner Award for best student paper, graduate category, Kansas Academy of Science, 1994

 

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Contact Marylee Ramsay

Classroom Number:
A26
School Phone:
316-794-4100, x32126