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History educator

Carla Marie Joy, American history educator. Ford Foundation fellow, 1969; recipient Certified of Appreciation Kiwanis Club, 1981, Telecomm. Cooperative for Colorado's Community Colleges, 1990-1992, Master Teacher award University Texas-Austin, 1982.


Joy, Carla Marie was born on September 5, 1945 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Daughter of Carl P. and Theresa M.(Lotito) J. AB cum laude, Loretto Heights College, 1967.


AB cum laude, Loretto Heights College, 1967. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1969. Postgraduate, University Denver, 1987.


Instructor history Community College, Denver. Professor history Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, Colorado, since 1970. Consultant for innovative educational programs.

Reviewer federal grants, 1983-1989. Member advisory panel Colorado Endowment for Humanities, 1985-1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


Instructor vocational education Mile High United Way, Jefferson County, 1975. Participant Jefferson County School Systems R-1 District, 1983-1988. Active Red Rocks Community College Speakers Bureau, 1972-1989, strategic planning committee, 1992-1997.

Chair history discipline Colorado General Education Core Transfer Consortium, 1986-1996, faculty transfer curriculum council, since 1997. Member Colorado Community College curriculum committee, since 1999. Member history, geography, civics standards and geography frameworks advisory committee Colorado Department Education, 1995-1996.

Steering committee Center Teaching Excellence, 1991-1992, 96-97. With North Central Self-Study Process, 1972-1973, 80-81, 86-88, 96-98. With K-16 Linkages Colorado Commission for Higher Education, 1997-1998.

Member evaluation team for Colorado Awards, education and civic achievement for Widefield School District #3, 1989. Member Red Rocks Community College-Clear Creek School Systems Articulation Team, 1990-1991. Member Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation Inc., since 1987.

Member National Education Association, American History Association, American Association Higher Education, National Council Social Studies, National Geography Society, Omohundro Institute Early American History and Culture, Colorado Education Association, Colorado Council Social Studies, World History Association, Organization American Historians, The Colorado History Society, Colorado Geography Alliance, Society History Education, Phi Alpha Theta.


Carl P. Joy

Theresa M. (Lotito) Joy