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Edith Burnette Ward

Edith Burnette Ward was business educator. Certified of advanced graduate studies.

Background

  • Ward, Edith Burnette was born on September 3, 1930 in Wakulla, Florida, United States. Daughter of Andrew Joshua and Delia Leanna (Green) Hargrett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1951. Master of Education, American University, 1964. Doctor of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992.

    Career

    • Secretary Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, 1951-1952. Secretary, administrative assistant Federal Government, Washington, 1952-1964. Teacher District of Columbia Public Schools, 1964-1990.

      Academy advisor Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1990-1992. Assistant professor St. Augustine's College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1992-1998, acting chair division business, 1995-1996. Retired, 1998; tax professional Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified of advanced graduate studies.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chair finance committee Tabernacle Baptist Church, Washington, 1982-1990. Treasurer Parent-Teachers Association, Washington, 1975-1987. Teacher Mayor's Summer Youth Program, Washington, 1980-1989.

    Advisor Future Business Leaders of America, Washington, 1975-1990. Volunteer Democratic Party, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1988, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Washington, 1958-1964. Volunteer tutor Sargeant Memorial Presbyterian Church, Washington, 1963.

    Secretary Hyde Park Community Families, since 1993. Board trustees Annie Malone Scholarship Fund, 1997. Member American Vocational Association, Washington Teachers Union, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Alumni Association (District of Columbia chapter secretary 1970-1985), Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Pi Epsilon, Phi Delta Kappa, Omicron Tau Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho (Nu chapter advisor 1996-1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bowling, puzzles, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • father: Andrew Joshua Hargrett
    • mother: Delia Leanna (Green) Hargrett
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    Born September 3, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1964
      American University
    • 1992
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • 1951 - 1952
      Secretary, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States
    • 1952 - 1964
      secretary, Federal Government
      Washington, United States
    • 1952 - 1964
      administrative assistant, Federal Government
      Washington, United States
    • 1964 - 1990
      teacher, District of Columbia Public Schools
    • 1990 - 1992
      academy advisor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1992 - 1998
      assistant, professor St. Augustine's College
      Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      assistant, professor St. Augustine's College
    • 1998
      retired
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