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Grace Idalia Holmes

Grace Idalia Holmes, American educational association administrator. Deacon, Queens Village Baptist Church, New York, 1989, chairman board deacons, since 1990; chairman Board of Missions; usher Christian Education, 1980-1983. Member International Reading Association, American Society for Training and Development, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Background

  • Holmes, Grace Idalia was born on October 12, 1932 in New York City. Daughter of Ira Steinberg and Violet Enid (Grannaum) Holmes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1954. Master of Science in Reading, Hofstra University, 1976.

    Career

    • Teacher common branch subjects New York City Board Education, 1954-1979. Director homework assistance program Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, New York City, 1982-1985. Supervisor remediation specialists Community Service for Human Development, Washington Irving High School, Jackson Heights, New York, 1983-1985.

      Coordinator educational services Newday, Melville, 1986-1987. Director tutor training Literacy Volunteer New York City, 1985-1987. Coordinator basic education Community Development Agency, New York City, 1987-1989, staff development coordinator, since 1989, director of staff development and Literacy, since 1990.

      Leader various workshops.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Deacon, Queens Village Baptist Church, New York, 1989, chairman board deacons, since 1990. Chairman Board of Missions. Usher Christian Education, 1980-1983.

    Member International Reading Association, American Society for Training and Development, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Clubs: Toastmasters.

    Personality

    Interests

    Jogging, swimming, reading, black history, theater.

    Connections

    • Children: Sharom Holmes Williams, Barbara.
    • father: Ira Steinberg Holmes
    • mother: Violet Enid (Grannaum) Holmes
    • children: Sharom Holmes Williams Holmes
    • Barbara Holmes
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    Born October 12, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Brooklyn College
    • 1976
      Hofstra University
    • 1954 - 1979
      Teacher, common branch subjects New York City Board Education
    • 1982 - 1985
      director, homework assistance program Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
    • 1983 - 1985
      supervisor remediation specialist, s Community Service for Human Development
      Jackson Heights, New York, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      director, tutor training Literacy Volunteer New York City
    • 1986 - 1987
      coordinator, educational services Newday
      Melville, New York, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      coordinator, basic education Community Development Agency
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