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Loyce Elaine Preston

Loyce Elaine Preston, American social work educator. Member American Association of University Women (director Shreveport branch 1963-1969), Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers (delegate 1964-1965, president North Louisiana chapter, state-wide committee 1968-1969), La Conference Social Welfare, Louisiana Federation Council Exceptional Children (president 1970-1971), Louisiana Teachers Association.

Background

  • Preston, Loyce Elaine was born on February 25, 1929 in Texarkana, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Harvey Martin and Florence (Whitlock) Preston.

  • Education

    • Student Texarkana Junior College, 1946-1947.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools, Dierks, Arkansas, 1950-1951. Child welfare worker Arkansas Department Public Welfare, Clark and Hot Spring counties, 1951-1956, child welfare consultant, 1956-1958. Casework director Ruth School Girls, Burien, Washington, 1958-1960.

      Assistant professor special education Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Ruston, 1960-1963. Assistant professor Northwestern State College, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1963-1973. Assistant professor Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1973-1979.

      Retired, 1979. Chapter secretary Louisiana Association Mental Health, 1965-1967, Gov's. advisory council, 1967-1970. Member Mayor's Committee for Community Improvement, 1972-1976.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Women (director Shreveport branch 1963-1969), Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers (delegate 1964-1965, president North Louisiana chapter, state-wide committee 1968-1969), La Conference Social Welfare, Louisiana Federation Council Exceptional Children (president 1970-1971), Louisiana Teachers Association.

    Connections

    • father: Harvey Martin Preston
    • mother: Florence (Whitlock) Preston
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    Born February 25, 1929
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