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Donna Jean Duncan

Donna Jean Duncan, American librarian, educator.


  • Duncan, Donna Jean was born on April 6, 1946 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Buford L. and Mildred Teresa Prince.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1968. Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1986.


    • First grade teacher Aledo Indiana School District, Aledo, Texas, 1968—1970. Middle school library Lake Worth Indiana School District, Lake Worth, 1977—1987, Fort Worth Indiana School District, 1987—1992. Junior high library Hurst-Euless-Bedford Indiana School District, Bedford, 1993—1995.

      Director library services Mesquite Indiana School District, Mesquite, 1995—2002. Adjunct professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce, since 2000. Library. consultant/author, Mesquite, since 2002.


    • Author: (professional books for educators) I Search, You Search, We All Learn to Research, The I Search Connection: Linking Standards, Tests, and Evidence-Based Practice, 2004.


    Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Each person is responsible before God for his or her own understanding of the Bible and is encouraged to work out his or her salvation with fear and trembling.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


    Workshop chairperson Young Writers Workshop, Mesquite, Texas, 1996—2002. Member library science advisory council Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1998—2000. Member of Texas Association of School Library.

    Administrs. (chair 2000-2001), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Library Association, Texas Library. Association (member centennial committee 1998—2002), Delta Kappa Gamma (president 1988-1989).



    Reading, interior decorating, travel.


    • Married Robert Lewis Duncan, May 18, 1968. Children: Laura Elizabeth Lockhart, Lisa Ruth Barron.
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    Born April 6, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Ouachita Baptist University
    • 1986
      Texas Woman's University
    • 1968 - 1970
      First grade teacher, Aledo Indiana School District
      Aledo, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1987
      middle school library Lake Worth Indiana School District
      Lake Worth, Florida, United States
    • 1987 - 1992
      middle school library Lake Worth Indiana School District
    • 1993 - 1995
      junior high library Hurst-Euless-Bedford Indiana School District
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1995 - 2002
      director, library services Mesquite Indiana School District
      Mesquite, Nevada, United States