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Betty Carla Jacobs

Betty Carla Jacobs, American library director. Certified teacher K-12, Tennessee. Member American Library Association, Southern Baptist Library. Association (secretary nominating committee 1990-1994), Tennessee Library. Association (staff development, continuing education committee since 1990), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Jacobs, Betty Carla was born on August 16, 1951 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of J. G. and Betty Jo (Rogers) Wise.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Elementary Education, Union University, 1973. Master of Library and Information Science, University Tennessee, 1982. Master of Arts in Christian Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986.

      Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Memphis State University, 1992.

    Career

    • Teacher 3d grade Dyer County School District, Dyersburg, Tennessee, 1974-1975. Teacher Mission School Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Paraguay, 1975-1977. Teacher 1st and 2d grade West Carroll School District, Trezevant, Tennessee, 1977-1982.

      Interlibrary loan library Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1984-1986. Public and technical services library Union University, Jackson, Tennessee, 1987-1992, automation project director, 1991-1993, director library, 1992-1996, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, since 1996. Conference and workshop leader Kentucky Baptist Woman's Missionary Union, Louisville, 1984-1986.

      Automation consultant Union University, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher K-12, Tennessee.

    Works

    • Producer, editor: (videos for local cable television) Storytelling, 1985.

    Politics

    All Christians are under obligation to seek to make the will of Christ supreme in our own lives and in human society.

    Party affiliation: southern Baptist.

    Religion

    Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.

    Denomination: Southern Baptist

    Views

    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

    Membership

    Member American Library Association, Southern Baptist Library. Association (secretary nominating committee 1990-1994), Tennessee Library. Association (staff development, continuing education committee since 1990), Kappa Delta Pi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel.

    Connections

    • Married Jerry Lee Jacobs, November 28, 1992. Children: Jennifer, Angela, Rebecca.
    • father: J. G. Wise
    • mother: Betty Jo (Rogers) Wise
    • spouse: Jerry Lee Jacobs
    • children: Jennifer Jacobs
    • Angela Jacobs
    • Rebecca Jacobs
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    Born August 16, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Union University
    • 1982
      University Tennessee
    • 1986
      Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • 1992
      Memphis State University
    • 1974 - 1975
      Teacher, 3d grade Dyer County School District
      Dyersburg, Tennessee, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      teacher, Mission School Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board
      Paraguay
    • 1977 - 1982
      teacher, 1st and 2d grade West Carroll School District
      Trezevant, Tennessee, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      interlibrary loan library Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1987 - 1992
      public and technical services library Union University
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1996
      public and technical services library Union University
      Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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