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Education educator

Bernice Tanner Richardson, American education educator. Administration certified in elementary education Indiana University Northwest, 1978. Recipient National Award of Merit, Grade Teacher Magazine, 1969, Devoted Service award, St. Hedwig Parent-Teachers Association, 1978, Professional Achievement award, Indiana Association Elementary School Principals, 1983, Meritorious Service award, Williams School, PTO, 1984.

Background

Richardson, Bernice Tanner was born in Ma 1935 in Talladega, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Groce Warwick and Mattie (Green) Turner.

Education

Student, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1953—1955. Student, St. Joseph's College, East Chicago, Indiana, 1960—1961. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, 1968.

Master of Science in Elementary Education, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, 1973. Postgraduate, University Notre Dame, 1974.

Career

Teacher St. Hedwig Catholic School, Gary, 1965—1973, principal, teacher, 1973—1978. Assistant principal Gary Community Schools, 1979—1984, interim principal schools, 1980—1982. Principal Chase Elementary School, Gary, 1984—1985.

Assistant professor education, minority student adviser Moorhead State University, since 1986. Summer administrator Gary Manpower Program at St. Hedwig Catholic School, 1976—1978.

Achievements

  • Administration certified in elementary education Indiana University Northwest, 1978.

Membership

Member Gary Inter-Greek Council, 1975—1980, Indiana University Northwest Alumni Board, 1977—1982. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, 1975—1980, Lake County Association for Mentally Retarded, 1982—1984. Member of National Council Negro Women, Urban League Northwest Indiana Guild, Gary Elementary Principal's Association, Zeta Phi Beta (officer).

Connections

Married F. C. Richardson, August 5, 1975. 1 child Darrell DeCarlton.

father:
Groce Warwick Turner

mother:
Mattie (Green) Turner

spouse:
F. C. Richardson

child:
Darrell DeCarlton Richardson