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Secondary education educator

Deborah Christine Dodds, American secondary school educator. Certified teacher, New Jersey. Recipient Worlds Apart Cities and Suburb award, New Jersey Council for the Humanities, 1997, Community Project award Girl Scouts American, Reader's Digest, 1993, Montezuma Foundation Service award, 2003; named Teacher of Distinction, New Jersey Council for Humanities, 1998.


Dodds, Deborah Christine was born on February 15, 1948 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Robert Austin and Alice Marlene (Such) Joyce.


Bachelor in History, Bucknell U., 1970;Master of Arts in Education, Rutgers University, 1979;postgraduate in Doctor of Education program, Rutgers University, since 1996.


Social studies teacher Orange Avenue Middle School, Cranford, New Jersey, 1972-1973, Summit Middle School, 1973-1977, West Orange High School, since 1986. Trustee Junior Statesmen Foundation, since 2003, Montezuma Foundation, since 2004. Teacher seminar United States Institute of Peace, 1999.

Presenter in field; member Consortium on Children in War and Community Violence, New York City, 2001. Peer reviewer College Board National Conference, 1999.


  • Certified teacher, New Jersey.


Teacher advisor Junior State of America, Palo Alto, California, since 1991. Leader Girl Scouts American, New York City, 1984-1997. Leader LaLeche League Illinois, 1979-1986.

Member National Education Association, National Council Social Studies (presenter national conference 2000), New Jersey Education Association, West Orange Education Association, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta Pi.


Married William John Dodds Junior, June 20, 1970 (divorced 1999). Children: Kerri Leigh, Tracy Leigh.

Robert Austin Joyce

Alice Marlene (Such) Joyce

William John Dodds Junior

Kerri Leigh Dodds

Tracy Leigh Dodds