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Elizabeth McGeachy Ernst

Elizabeth McGeachy Ernst, American counselor.


  • Ernst, Elizabeth McGeachy was born on February 7, 1936 in Emory University, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Daniel Patrick Junior and Elizabeth Lyle (McClure) McGeachy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Queens College, 1957. Master of Arts, University South Florida, 1968. Master of Education, George Mason University, 1987.


    • Teacher Pinellas County School System, Clearwater, Florida, 1959-1964. Lecturer North Virginia Community College, Annandale, 1970-1974. Teacher Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke, Virginia, 1975-1985, counselor, since 1985.

      Founder Parent Education Network, Burke, since 1988. Teacher Parenting Education Classes, Burke, since 1989.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors American Red Cross Fairfax chapter, 1973-1975, Fairfax Council Arts, 1974-1975, North Virginia Community College Child Care Centers, 1970-1980. Leader Girl Scouts United States, Fairfax, 1971-1978. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, National Education Association, National Council on Family Relations, American School Counselors Association, American Association for Specialists in Group Work, American School Counselors Association, Virginia Association for Specialists in Group Work (president 1989-1990, newsletter editor 1988-1989, 90-91, Group-A-Rama coordinator 1990-1992), VA. Counselors Association.



    Reading, wildflowers, gardening, travel, music.


    • Married Richard J. Ernst, December 23, 1959. Children: Marie Elizabeth, Theresa Ann, Richard James Junior.
    • father: Daniel Patrick McGeachy Junior
    • mother: Elizabeth Lyle (McClure) McGeachy
    • spouse: Richard J. Ernst
    • children: Marie Elizabeth Ernst
    • Theresa Ann Ernst
    • Richard James Junior Ernst
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