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Counselor educator

Bessie Sheffield Smith, American counselor educator. Licensed professional counselor Texas, certified national certified counselor. Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Kappa, Top Ladies Distinction, Association Non-White Concerns Personnel Guidance, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Association Counselor Education Supervisors, American Association Counseling Development, Jack and Jill.

Background

Smith, Bessie Sheffield was born on July 11, 1945 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Jesse Fred and Clara Verdell (Whitehead) Sheffield.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tuskegee Institute, 1969. Master of Education, 1970. Postgraduate, Morehead State University, 1972—1973.

Educational Specialist, University Alabama-Birmingham, 1977. Doctor of Education, Texas Southern University, 1983.

Career

Counselor Alexander City State Junior College, Alabama, 1970—1972. Counselor, tutor coordinator Morehead State University, Kentucky, 1972—1973, Texas Southern University, Houston, 1978. Counselor, instructor Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1976—1978.

Counselor, assistant professor, 1979—1981. Associate director student affairs, 1983—1985. Director university counseling, 1984—1986.

Executive director Sheffield-Smith Educational Programs, Houston, since 1986. Residence counselor Young Women’s Christian Association, Birmingham, 1974—1975. Teacher mathematics teacher mathematics Scarborough Senior High School, Houston, 1981—1983.

Achievements

  • Licensed professional counselor Texas, certified national certified counselor.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

Church should build bridges with political institutions through organizing ecumenical delegations to the party conferences.

Views

Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.

Membership

Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Kappa, Top Ladies Distinction, Association Non-White Concerns Personnel Guidance, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Association Counselor Education Supervisors, American Association Counseling Development, Jack and Jill.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, fashions and designs, floral arrangement, interior decorating.

Connections

Married Howard Michael Smith, December 23, 1970. 1 child Rishona Aleeza.

father:
Jesse Fred Sheffield

mother:
Clara Verdell (Whitehead) Sheffield

spouse:
Howard Michael Smith

child:
Rishona Aleeza Smith