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elementary school educator

Dianne Walker Duncan, American elementary school educator. Certified teacher social studies. Recipient John Marshall award for excellence in teaching the Constitution, Virginia Central Region, 1995, Best Practices award in citizenship, character education, New Jersey, 2000.

Background

Duncan, Dianne Walker was born on November 15, 1954 in Altavista, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Robert and Catherine Forte.

Education

Bachelor of Science in History and Government, Longwood College, 1977. Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993.

Career

Social studies teacher Stonewall Jackson Middle School, Mechanicsville,, Virginia, 1977—1998. Civics teacher John Witherspoon Middle School, Princeton, New Jersey. Community service coach John Witherspoon Middle School Do Something, New York City.

Member Character Education Partnership, Washington, District of Columbia. Character education, citizenship presenter New Jersey Education Association Conference, Atlantic City, 2001. Mentor junior level presvc. teachers Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Princeton University, New Jersey.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher social studies.

Membership

Member Southern Poverty Law Center, Montana, Alabama, since 2001. Sponsor, coordinator of food doctor John Witherspoon and Crisis Ministry Trenton and Princeton, 1999—2003. Sponsor, supervise middle school tutors Princeton Young Achievers After School Programs, Princeton, 2000—2003.

Member People to People Ambassador Programs' Social Studies Education Delaware to South Africa, 2004. Member of New Jersey Education Association, New Jersey Council Social Studies, National Council Social Studies, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, reading.

Connections

father:
Robert Forte

mother:
Catherine Forte