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Elementary education professor

Betty Ann Watson, American Elementary education professor. Named Outstanding Teacher Harding U., 1973, 81. Member International Reading Association, Arkansas Teacher Educators of Reading (president 1987), Southern Early Childhood Association, White County Association Children Under Six (president 1987).

Background

Watson, Betty Ann was born on June 30, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Lucien B. and Laura (Scholes) Work.

Education

Associate of Arts, Michigan Christian, 1962; Bachelor, Harding College, 1964; Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1969; Doctor of Education, Memphis State University, 1992.

Career

First grade teacher, Anderson Elementary School, Trenton, Michigan, 1964-1968; professor elementary education, Harding U., Searcy, Arkansas, since 1969. Reader Charlie Mae Simon Book Award, Searcy, since 1987.

Membership

Member International Reading Association, Arkansas Teacher Educators of Reading (president 1987), Southern Early Childhood Association, White County Association Children Under Six (president 1987).

Connections

Married Zearl David Watson, November 21, 1970.

father:
Lucien B. Work

mother:
Laura (Scholes) Work

spouse:
Zearl David Watson