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Diantha Dee Dawkins

Diantha Dee Dawkins, librarian. Certified school library.

Background

  • Dawkins, Diantha Dee was born on October 6, 1942. Daughter of Kirby Walls and Lucille (Watson) Dawkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, 1966. Master of Library Science, University Texas, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant library Lee High School, Midland, Texas, 1966-1970. Assistant library, media coordinator Midland High School, 1970-1973. Library Austin Freshman School, Midland, 1973-1979.

      Library, media coordinator Lee Freshman High, 1979—2005. Lead library Midland Indiana School District, 1994—2005. Member advisory committee State Board Educator Certification, 1998-1999.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school library.

    Works

    • Editor: Communication Report, 1980-1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian

    Membership

    Board directors Memorial Christian Church, Midland, 1980-1982, secretary board, 1982. Treasurer Lee Freshman Parent-Teachers Association, 1985-1986, mailing chairman, 1986-1993, life member. Member MISD Communications Committee, 1988-1995, 96-98, Educational Improvement Council, 1991-2005, 2008-2009.

    Member American Library Association, Texas Library. Association (life, committees 1981-1989, 91-94, 95-2006, council 1984-1986, district chairman-elect 1985-1986, 95-96, chairman 1986-1987, 96-97), American Association School Libraries (affiliate assembly 1979, 82), Texas Association School Libraries (chairman 1979-1980, council 1978-1986, district workshop coordinator 1989-1998), Texas Classroom Teachers Association, Midland Classroom Teachers (director 1976-1984, 86-88, president 1979-1980), Texas State Teachers Association (life, director ex-officio 1979-1980), Graduate School Library and Information Science University Texas (life), University Texas Ex-Students (life), Midland Association Retired School Personnel (scholarship chair since 2006), Midland Society University Women (president since 2007) Freedom to Read Foundation, Texas History Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, Epsilon Eta (1st vice president 1988-1990, president 1990-1992), Kappa Kappa Iota.

    Connections

    • father: Kirby Walls Dawkins
    • mother: Lucille (Watson) Dawkins
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    Born October 6, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1966
      University Texas
    • 1971
      University Texas
    • 1966 - 1970
      Assistant, library Lee High School
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1970 - 1973
      assistant, Midland High School
    • 1970 - 1973
      media coordinator, Midland High School
    • 1973 - 1979
      library Austin Freshman School
      Midland, Cayman Islands