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Rebecca Rice Burleigh

Rebecca Rice Burleigh, American librarian, educator. Certified teacher media, French, gifted and talented, Arkansas. Grantee National Defense Education Act, 1968. Board directors Heckatoo Heritage Foundation, Pine Bluff, president 1986-1989. Member National Education Association, Arkansas Education Association, Arkansas Library. Association, Arkansans for Gifted/Talented Education, History Preservation Alliance Arkansas.

Background

  • Burleigh, Rebecca Rice was born on January 24, 1947 in Little Rock. Daughter of Glenn and Annabel Lucille (Hess) Rice.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College William and Mary, 1968. Master of Library Science, Emory University, 1972. Certified, New York School Interior Design, 1981.

    Career

    • Teacher French Southampton County Schools, Courtland, Virginia, 1969-1970. Library reference Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Public Library., 1973-1974. Manager Sissy's Cabin Antiques, Pine Bluff, 1974-1976.

      Library acquisitions University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1977-1978. Owner Burleigh House Antiques & Interior Decorating, Pine Bluff, 1982-1989. Library, teacher Altheimer (Arkansas) School District, 1990-1996.

      Library Pine Bluff (Arkansas) School District, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher media, French, gifted and talented, Arkansas.

    Membership

    Board directors Heckatoo Heritage Foundation, Pine Bluff, president 1986-1989. Member National Education Association, Arkansas Education Association, Arkansas Library. Association, Arkansans for Gifted/Talented Education, History Preservation Alliance Arkansas.

    Personality

    Interests

    Flower gardening, antique collecting, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph Gaynor Burleigh, October 12, 1977 (divorced April 1995). 1 child, Glenn Tate.
    • father: Glenn Rice
    • mother: Annabel Lucille (Hess) Rice
    • spouse: Joseph Gaynor Burleigh
    • child: Glenn Tate Burleigh
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    Born January 24, 1947
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      College William and Mary
    • 1972
      Emory University
    • 1981
      New York School Interior Design
    • 1969 - 1970
      Teacher, French Southampton County Schools
      Courtland, Virginia, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      library reference Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Public Library
    • 1974 - 1976
      manager, Sissy's Cabin Antiques
      Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      library acquisitions University Central Arkansas
      Conway, South Carolina, United States
    • 1982 - 1989
      owner Burleigh House Antiques & Interior Decorating
      Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
    • 1996
      library Pine Bluff (Arkansas) School District
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