Ms. Jan Marholin
By Jonathan F., Dayana G., Maricela H., Marlene J., Joseph P., Bertha R., Jordan T., Alex T.
Q: What is your full name?
A: Jan Susan Marholin
Q: Where were you born?
A: I was born and raised in San Diego, California
Q: What are your parent's names?
A: My father's name is Herman and my mother's name is Arlene
Q: What do you remember about the house you lived in?
A: It was a big house and was a lot of fun to live in
Q: What do you remember most about your childhood?
A: I had a brown and white Springer Spaniel dog named Queenie. I used to love to play with her everyday when I got home after school. Also, my parents owned a sporting goods store called Krasne's. I spent many hours working there, mostly keeping track of all the items in the store so that we would not run out.
Q: Tell me about your family?
A: My father is alive but my mother has passed away. I have one sister named Abbee who is a flight attendant.
Q: What is your family background, personal history (grandparents, great grandparents, relatives) and their roles in the community?
A: My mother was very active in many community charities. I learned a lot about giving back to your community by watching my mother. She was very caring and very unselfish. She donated a lot of her time to make our town a better place.
Q: Could you describe your profession to me? What do you do at your job?
A: I am the Carpinteria District Technology Coordinator. I plan and organize all the technology activities for the entire district.
Q: What is your address and phone of your business?
A: Carpinteria Unified School District 1400 N.Linden Ave. Carpinteria, CA 805) 684-4511
Q: Describe the activities in which you are currently involved?
A: The two big things going on right now are the Jason Project 2000 and the Cyber Fair 2000 contest. Also, I am coordinating the Main School 4th grade project called "Habitat" in which they are writing and recording their own CD of songs about the environment.
Q: What does the term "Civic Leadership" mean to you?
A: It means being a community leader. Getting involved in your community and making a positive difference.
Q: Could you list and describe the changes or contributions you have made to the community?
A: I have been working for two years building a connection between the local business community and the school district. It takes a lot of money and support to make any school program successful but the budgets are not always there. Thus we need help from our community to make up the difference.
Q: How long have you been involved with the community?
A: I have worked for the district for over twenty years. I was a teacher until I became the technology coordinator several years ago.
Q:Can people email you?
A: Yes! I can reached atTahhoe3@aol.com
Q: Tell us something about you?
A: I am very excited about my job. I love meeting people and the job requires me to meet a lot of people. I love to play tennis. I used to coach a girls tennis team. Also, I would love to meet a kangaroo.
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