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Barbara Cochran Berry, American education educator, writer. Recipient Step Forward award Haven House, Inc., 1996.

Background

Berry, Barbara Cochran was born on January 14, 1935 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958. Master, University of California at Los Angeles.

Career

Educator Los Angeles Unified School, 1953-1958, Miller-Unruh reading specialist, 1965-1972, bilingual teacher, Spanish, 1972-1979, mentor teacher, 1979-1998. Training teacher California State University, Los Angeles, 1980-1998. Master teacher, training teacher National University, since 1980.

Seminar leader Los Angeles Unified, 1979. Workshop leader Occidental College, Pasadena, California, 1980. Workshop participant University of California at Los Angeles, 1996.

Works

Religion

No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

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.

Membership

Active Haven House Shelter for Battered Women, Pasadena, 1996. Board directors WAVE Battered Women's Shelter, San Fernando Valley, 1998. Co-chair Corina Alarcon for City Council, Los Angeles, 1998-1999.

Member National Education Association, American Association of University Women (nominate committee 1998), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life), Educare Educational Society, United Teachers of Los Angeles.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, speaking, travel, tennis, bridge.

Connections

Daughter of youree and Eartie Norris B. Married Johnnie Cochran, Junior, July 10, 1960 (divorced April 1978). Children: Melodie Trevania, Tiffany Krystal.

Married David Berry, July 6, 1986 (deceased December 1992).

spouses:
Johnnie Cochran

David Berry

children:
Melodie Trevania Berry

Tiffany Krystal Berry