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educator , psychologist , writer

Alma Heflin McCormick, American writer, retired educator, psychologist. One of the first American woman test pilot's, 1942. Member American Psychological Association, OX 5 Aviation Pioneers, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

McCormick, Alma Heflin was born on September 2, 1910 in Winona, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Irvin Elgin and Nora Edith (Kelley) Heflin.

Education

Bachelor, Eastern Washington College, 1936. Master of Education, Eastern Washington College, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Clayton University, 1977.

Career

Originator department severly mentally retarded Tri-City Public Schools, Richland, Washington, 1953, Parkland, 1955. Co-founder, director Adastra School for Gifted Children, Seattle, 1957-1964. Author professional publications, novels.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Cub Flyer, Western Story magazine, Wild West Weekly. Associate editor: Mexico City Daily News (English section of Novedades). Contributor articles to various publications, since 1937.

Membership

Member American Psychological Association, OX 5 Aviation Pioneers, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Archie Thomas Edward McCormick, July 14, 1942 (deceased). Children: Thomas, James, Kelly Jean.