Location: Nederland, Colorado, United States
Jaydene Morrison, Education Counseling Firm Executive at Ventures in Learning, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of education counseling.
With over 60 years of professional experience, Ms. Morrison is a certified counselor, a school psychologist, and a licensed marriage and family therapist. She began her career as a student, initially pursuing study at Oklahoma State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in 1955 and a Master of Science in 1957. Since then, Ms. Morrison has completed postgraduate coursework at the University of Colorado, Central State University, and the University of Denver. She began her career as an educator at Cushing Public Schools from 1955 to 1957 and became an educator for Indianapolis Public Schools in 1958. Between 1965 and 1985, Ms. Morrison found success in the positions of a counselor and special education teacher at Helena-Goltry Public Schools, a psychometrist for the Oklahoma State Title III Program, and a school psychologist for the Oklahoma State Department Education.
Currently, Ms. Morrison holds the positions of president and director of Ventures in Learning, Inc. Additionally, she has contributed her time and skill as a consultant to the Oklahoma Family Institute, as a part-time counselor at the Clayton Clinic, and a coordinator of the Statewide Farm Stress Program, among other positions of responsibility. Ms. Morrison is the author of “Coping with ADD/ADHD” and “I’m Not Sick, Society Is-A 5 Step Drug-Free Parent/Teacher Guide,” as well as a co-author of “Coping With a Learning Disability.” She is particularly proud of her book series, “ I Hate You, Miss Bliss,” a story of a hyperactive child. Once completing the series, she would like to start a new one about a child starting college.
Outside of her professional responsibilities, Ms. Morrison keeps current in the field with the help of many professional organizations. She is an active member of the Oklahoma Association for Learning Disabilities, the Garfield County Interagency Task Force, the Oklahoma School Psychologists Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, and the National Board for School Counselors, in addition to others. Dedicated to the well-being of children, she has received a Teacher of the Year Award from the Helena Masonic Lodge in 1967 and a Special Award from the Oklahoma Women for Agriculture. In 1988, Ms. Morrison experienced the highlight of her career and was named Oustanding Citizen of the Year by the Oklahoma chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. As a testament to her success, she has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who of American Women.
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