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Betty Carla Jacobs, American library director. Certified teacher K-12, Tennessee. Member American Library Association, Southern Baptist Library. Association (secretary nominating committee 1990-1994), Tennessee Library. Association (staff development, continuing education committee since 1990), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Jacobs, Betty Carla was born on August 16, 1951 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of J. G. and Betty Jo (Rogers) Wise.

Education

Bachelor in Elementary Education, Union University, 1973. Master of Library and Information Science, University Tennessee, 1982. Master of Arts in Christian Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1986.

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Memphis State University, 1992.

Career

Teacher 3d grade, Dyer County School District, Dyersburg, Tennessee, 1974-1975;teacher Mission School, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board, Paraguay, 1975-1977;teacher 1st and 2d grade, West Carroll School District, Trezevant, Tennessee, 1977-1982;interlibrary loan library, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1984-1986;public and technical services library, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1987-1992;automation project director, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1991-1993;director library, Union U., Jackson, Tennessee, 1992-1996;director library, Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, since 1996. Conference and workshop leader Kentucky Baptist Woman's Missionary Union, Louisville, 1984-1986. Automation consultant Union U., since 1989.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher K-12, Tennessee.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, editor: (videos for local cable television) Storytelling, 1985.

Religion

Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Member American Library Association, Southern Baptist Library. Association (secretary nominating committee 1990-1994), Tennessee Library. Association (staff development, continuing education committee since 1990), Kappa Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Married Jerry Lee Jacobs, November 28, 1992. Children: Jennifer, Angela, Rebecca.

father:
J. G. Wise

mother:
Betty Jo (Rogers) Wise

spouse:
Jerry Lee Jacobs

child:
Jennifer Jacobs

child:
Angela Jacobs

child:
Rebecca Jacobs