Elaine M. Deering, B.S., J.D.
In her previous career as a paralegal and attorney, Elaine Deering developed expertise in legal research, writing and editing, and has written a book on legal citation form, “How to Prepare a Legal Citation,” published by Barron’s. She has done extensive legal editing of books, journal articles and newsletters. She has also been trained to tutor students of all levels in standard test preparation and is a fellow in the Institute for Achievement and Learning. She is a member of the West Boca chapter of Toastmasters International and has written a number of short stories, plays, poems and book reviews, which have been published in “Quest” and Lynn University’s newsletter of the College of Arts and Sciences and have been performed in the Lynn University 24 Hour Playwriting Event. She has also had the opportunity to speak at professional conferences for teachers of English. For the last several years, Deering has taught students with learning disabilities, using Smart Board technology to enhance student learning. She also teaches and tutors adult students in the evening program.
- B.S., Radford College
- J.D., The National Law Center, George Washington University
- Dialogues of Justice and Civic Life
- Dialogues of Innovation
- Reading Across the Curriculum
- Member of Sigma Tau Delta, national honorary English fraternity
- Third place winner, American Poets Society national poetry contest, 2004