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educator , historian

Betty Jamerson Reed, American historian, educator. Named Outstanding Young Educator North Carolina, North Carolina Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971; recipient Governor's award Excellence in Teaching, Governor's North Carolina, 1991, certified of appreciation, Transylvania County Citizens Improvement Organization, 2001.


Reed, Betty Jamerson was born on July 27, 1937 in East Flat Rock, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Floyd Wesley and Ella Mae (Case) Jamerson.


Bachelor, Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee, 1959. Master of Arts in Education, Western Carolina University, 1969. Doctor of Education, Western Carolina University, 2000.


Teacher North Carolina Public Schools, 1960—1999. Adjunct instructor Blue Ridge Community College, Brevard, North Carolina, 1975—2005. Instructor continuing education Brevard College, 2000—2004, adjunct supervisor student teachers, 2000—2004.

Trainer North Carolina Teacher Academy, 1993—2003. Instructor Brevard College, 2004, Blue Ridge Community College, 2004—2006.



Volunteer interpreter, tutor El Centro Comunitario, Brevard, 2003—2005. Literacy instructor English as Second Language Literacy Council, 2004—2005. Member Human Relations Council, 2001—2006, Abandoned Cemeteries Commission, Brevard, 2004—2006.

Member of National Education Association, Appalachian Studies Association, Organization American Historians, North Carolina Writers Network, Transylvania Writers Alliance, Buncombe History Society, Anderson County History Society, Transylvania County History Society, National Trust Historic Preservation.


Married William Alonzo Reed, July 24, 1971. Children: Floyd Allan, Sara-Ann Reed Sizemore, David Andrew.

Floyd Wesley Jamerson

Ella Mae (Case) Jamerson

William Alonzo Reed

Floyd Allan Reed

Sara-Ann Reed Sizemore Reed

David Andrew Reed