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Educational administrator

Betty Jefferson, American educational administrator. Community organiser 29th Ward; Member of National Association Teacher Education, International Reading Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Black School Educators, Association Black Science Educators, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Jefferson, Betty was born on November 28, 1938 in Lake Providence, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Mose and Angeline (Harris) Jefferson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Southern University, Baton Rouge, 1961. Master of Arts in Administration, Roosevelt University, 1978. Doctor of Education in Educational Administration, Vanderbilt University, 1981.

Career

Before her political career in New Orleans she lived for a number of years in Chicago. She is an older sister of convicted felon former U.S. Representative William J. Jefferson. On 2009 June 5 all the defendants pleaded not guilty.

At a hearing before U. S. District Judge Ivan L. R. Lemelle on 2009 June 17, lawyers for Betty Jefferson and Angela Coleman requested a delay from the 2009 August 3 start date for the racketeering trial. At the same hearing, however, lawyers for Gill Pratt and Mose Jefferson requested that the racketeering trial begin as scheduled on August 3. On 2009 July 28, Lemelle delayed the start of the racketeering trial to 2010 January 25.

If proved, the charges—raised under provisions of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act—can result in up to 20 years' imprisonment, $250,000 in fines, and stiff penalties of forfeiture. Some of the charges involved fraudulent use of e-mail. In an article starting on the front page and extending for almost the entirety of another page, Laura Maggi analyzed Betty Jefferson's imputed connection with William J. Jefferson's conviction.

She died in 2013.

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

The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

Community organiser 29th Ward. Member of National Association Teacher Education, International Reading Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Black School Educators, Association Black Science Educators, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

1 child Angela Coleman.

father:
Mose Jefferson

mother:
Angeline (Harris) Jefferson

child:
Angela Coleman Jefferson