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Elementary education educator

Brenda Roxson Welch, American Elementary education educator. Recipient ScienceGrasp award UpJohn Pharmaceutical, 1991, Primary Leadership award in Science and Mathematics, Lawrence Hall of Science University of California, 1991; Excellence in Teaching grantee Junior League, 1991, Dow grantee, 1992, Academy Distinction Fund grantee 1992, 93.


Welch, Brenda Roxson was born on August 21, 1954 in Poplarville, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Perry George and Vivian Ernestine (Hodge) Stapleton.


Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1984. Masters, Louisiana State University, 1993.


Teacher 2d grade, Zachary (Louisiana) Elementary School, 1984-1985;teacher 3rd grade, Baker Heights Elementary School, Baker, Louisiana, since 1985. Advisory county Louisiana Energy and Environmental Resource and Information Center, Baton Rouge, since 1990. Technical advisor City Park/University Lakes Commission, Baton Rouge, since 1992.

Facilitator project WILD. Supervising teacher for student teachers mathematics, science, social studies Louisiana State University. Member Library. Power Writing team, Science Curriculum Training team.

Founder ednl facility Discovery Outpost.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Discovery Outpost: Activities in Hands-on Math and Science. Contributing author: Program for Leadership in Earth Science Activity Guide, Hands-on Science, 1991.


Co-founder Operation R.E.D. (Recycling for Education against Drugs) East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, since 1990. Coordinator East Baton Rouge Parish Earth Day, Baton Rouge, 1992, 93, East Baton Rouge Children's Coalition. Speaker Save the Rainforest International.

Active Friends of the Environment, Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Member National Science Teachers Association (presenter national and regional conferences, awards and recognition selection subcommittee), National Council Teachers of Mathematics, International Reading Association (presenter regional conventions), Council for Elementary Science International (coordinator regional National Science Teachers Association sessions), Louisiana Science Teachers Association (presenter conference, Elementary Science Educator of Year 1992), New Orleans Council Teachers of Mathematics, Louisiana Reading Association, Greater Baton Rouge Science Educators Association (president 1992-1993), Capitol Area Reading Council (judge Young Authors).


Married Jewel Edward Welch Junior, December 6, 1972. Children: Jewel Edward III, Tena Caroline, Jacob Samuel.

Perry George Stapleton

Vivian Ernestine (Hodge) Stapleton

Jewel Edward Welch Junior

Jewel Edward III Welch

Tena Caroline Welch

Jacob Samuel Welch