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consultant , writer , elementary school educator

Daisy Howard Douglas was American elementary school educator, writer, consultant. Certified writer Institute Children's Literature Hartford, 1989.


Douglas, Daisy Howard was born on August 12, 1939 in Morgan City, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Linzy John and Julia (Royal) Howard.


Bachelor of Science Elementary Education, Grambling State University, Louisiana, 1962. Master of Arts Early Childhood Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1978. Cert, endorsement principal elementary and middle school, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993.


Teacher 3d grade Sumpter Williams Elementary School, Morgan City, 1962—1967. Teacher 5th grade Callao Elementary School, Virginia, 1967—1972. Teacher 4th grade Eugene Meyer Elementary School, Washington, 1972—1976.

Teacher kindergarten Cople Elementary School, Hague, Virginia, 1976—1985, teacher 2d grade, 1985—1987. Teacher 4th grade Fairfield Elementary School, Richmond, 1987—1997. Retired, 1997

Consultant African culture Richmond City Public Schools, since 1989.

Founder, director, storyteller Westmoreland County Storytellers, Sandy Point, Virginia, since 1998. Member advisory board Westmoreland School Systems, Montross, Virginia, since 2004. Board directors Virginia Storytelling Alliance, Richmond.


  • Certified writer Institute Children's Literature Hartford, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Author: History of St. Paul's Catholic Church, 1977, Jad and Old Annanias, 1997 (Club award, 1998), Daisy's Bayou Tales, 2000 (Club award, 2001), The Descendants of the First Mitchell Wilson of Westmoreland County, Virginia 1824-2002, 2002, Africa - My Secret Dream, 2003 (Club award, 2003), China - My Historical Journey, 2003 (Club award, 2003), They Came From Virginia, 2004 (Club award, 2004), Daisy's Delightful Delicacies, 2005.


Volunteer deliver meals Meals On Wheels Association, Heathsville, Virginia, since 2000. Judge science fair Colonial Beach School Systems, since 2000. Ambassador Virginia State Fair, Richmond, since 1998.

Leader, life member Girl Scouts United States. Reporter Phi Delta Kappa, 1990—2004, Alpha Kappa Alpha, 1989—1997. Member of National Education Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life Golden Heritage award).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, cooking, gardening.


Married James Allen Douglas, October 26, 1963. 1 child Jewel.

Linzy John Howard

Julia (Royal) Howard

James Allen Douglas

Jewel Douglas