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business educator

Betty Kathleen Liles, business educator. Certified professional secretary. Named Secretary of the Year National Secretaries Association, 1974; University Kentucky summer teaching improvement research grantee, 1983, mini-research grantee, 1989, summer research grantee, 1991. Member National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, Kentucky Business Education Association.

Background

Liles, Betty Kathleen was born on July 31, 1944 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Thomas Brodie and Mary Pauline (Phelps) Pierce.

Education

Student, Austin Peay University, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Office Administration, Western Kentucky University, 1975. Master of Arts in Business Education, Western Kentucky University, 1977.

Postgraduate, Murray State University, since 1991.

Career

Administrative secretary, United States Department of Agriculture, Clewiston, Florida, 1967-1969;administrative secretary, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1969-1972;office manager, Bada Company, Bowling Green, 1972-1975;graduate assistant, instructor, Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green, 1975-1977;instructor, Bowling Green State University, 1977-1978;associate professor business and coordinator office administration program, U. Kentucky, Hopkinsville Community College, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified professional secretary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Beginning and Advanced WordPerfect, 1990, Desktop Publishing Using WordPerfect, 1990, Integrated Information Processing, 1991.

Religion

The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

Membership

Member National Business Education Association, Southern Business Education Association, Kentucky Business Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: arts and crafts, rose gardening, reading, needlework, water skiing.

Connections

Married James Rhea Kidd, March 14, 1964 (divorced 1969). 1 child, Rhea Lee; married Robert Sanders Liles, May 28, 1971.

father:
Thomas Brodie Pierce

mother:
Mary Pauline (Phelps) Pierce

spouses:
James Rhea Kidd

Robert Sanders Liles

child:
Rhea Lee Liles