With 40 years of teaching experience, Rosemary Fryer is a strong advocate for education. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Education from the State University of New York, College at Buffalo. She taught junior high and high school in the Vancouver and Evergreen school districts, was an instructional and professional development coach, directed the implementation of federal and state grants, and presented at regional, state, and national conferences. As a National Board certified teacher, Rosemary has mentored others in earning this prestigious certification. She has had several articles and essays published in educational journals and books.
Rosemary holds an uncompromising view that all students can learn in a positive, safe environment that welcomes exploration, inquiry, and diversity. She is committed to students and to their education. Rosemary retired from the Evergreen School District in 2015. To continue her commitment to education, she served as a school board director for Vancouver Public Schools from 2015-2019. Since 2016, she has been part of the Seton family working as a substitute teacher and now is one of the Educational Assistants for the extended learning classes,
Rosemary and her husband are active volunteers in the community. They have founded three non-profit organizations. Their America for Veterans Foundation seeks to provide support and resources to aid homeless female veterans. In her leisure time, Rosemary enjoys reading and spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren.