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Joyce Jean Griffin

Joyce Jean Griffin, American school system administrator, nurse. Registered Nurse, Michigan; certified teacher, Michigan. Recipient certified of excellence for partnership in education Michigan department Education, 1987.


  • Griffin, Joyce Jean was born on January 20, 1935 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Nelson Clayton and Rose Johanna (Hasse) Krieger.

  • Education

    • Graduate in nursing, Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Central Michigan University, 1988.


    • Teacher operating room techniques, Bronson Methodist Hospital, 1956-1957;director nursing, Cmty. Hospital, Watervliet, Michigan, 1969-1974;teacher health careers, school nurse, Watervliet Public Schools, 1974-1995;coordinator partnership in education, Watervliet Public Schools, 1985-1990;director health and family services, Watervliet Public Schools, since 1995. Speaker Michigan Occupl.

      Education Association, Lansing, 1976-1995. Member nursing advisory board S.W. Michigan College, Dowagiac, 1981-1992. Member of advisory board Lakeland Regional Health Sys., St. Joseph, Michigan, since 1997.


    Organizer Community Hospital Auxiliary, since 1970, Attention Deficit-Hyperactive Disorders Support Group, Watervliet, since 1996. Board directors Berrien County chapter American Red Cross, Benton Harbor, 1974-1995. Member National Education Association, Michigan Education Association, Michigan League Nursing, Bronson Methodist Hospital Alumni Association.



    Avocations: golf, tennis, reading.


    • Married William E. Griffin, May 18, 1957. Children: Grant C., Michael J.
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