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She attended the National Judges School in Atlanta, Georgia, has been certified by the Miss America System, was on the Board of Directors for a Miss America local preliminary, and has presented workshops on Interview, Platform Development, Application, Bio, Resume Preparation, and Media Training. She has prepared numerous young women to achieve success in local, state and national pageant systems including Miss America, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, America’s National Teenager, Miss National Sweetheart, National American Miss, American Coed, International Junior Miss, Teen America, USA Ambassador, High School America and many others. She has been a judge, consultant and resource for numerous pageant systems throughout the country. She is a featured Presenter at the MAOTeen and Princess Camps – conducing both Workshops and Individualized Interview Critiques with both the Teen and Princess Participants.
Working with corporate employees to improve their interview skills she is widely sought out by individuals wanting to market themselves into higher level positions.
Mrs. McGlynn received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Connecticut State University and her Masters in Education from the University of Connecticut. She was an educator for 31 years teaching 4th and 5th grades, Title-1 Math for 2nd and 3rd grades and as a kindergarten teacher. She was nominated for “Teacher of the Year” and was involved in the “Best Program” for the state of Connecticut. She has directed and choreographed many Award-Winning children, high school and adult theater productions, earning a reputation as a children’s advocate in the dramatic arts.
She was nominated for inclusion in Who’s Who of American Teachers and was selected to be showcased in the Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women “Honors Edition” Registry.
Elizabeth is a featured writer for Fourpoints Magazine on Platform Development, was featured in an article entitled “Try a Pageant!” in Almost Famous Magazine, and was featured in an article entitled “Beauty Queen Business –The Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing with Pageant Girls” in Vows Magazine – The Bridal & Wedding Business Journal. She has been asked to comment on events in the pageantry world by CNN, MSNBC, the Dr. OZ and Dr. Phil Shows and been asked for input for the MTV show MADE and additional other Television shows related to the world of pageantry.
She is an active volunteer with the March of Dimes, the American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
“I believe in encouraging young women to see the possibilities within themselves and have the confidence and persistence to reach for their goals.” – Elizabeth McGlynn