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Don L. Pagett

social services agency administrator

Don L. Pagett, American social services agency administrator. award Western region North Carolina chapter 1982), North Carolina Juvenile Services Association, Southern Association Training Schools (past sec.

Background

Pagett, Don L. was born on July 26, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Lester Huston and Marie (Dameron) Pagett.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Olivet College, 1966. Master of Science in Public Health, University North Carolina, 1979. Certified youth officer and general criminal justice instructor North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council.

Career

Teacher, Taylor (Michigan) School System, 1966-1968. Volunteer to Nepal, United States Peace Corps, 1968-1970. Counselor North Carolina Division Youth Services, Butner, 1970-1971, project director, 1971-1972, juvenile evaluation supervisor, 1972-1974, chief of staff development, 1975-1977, facility director Juvenile Eval.

Center, 1977-1984; director black Mountain Regional Mental Retardation Center, 1984-1985. Superintendent West Texas Children's Home, 1985-1986. Superintendent Brownwood (Texas) State Home and School, since 1986.

Member North Carolina Juvenile Law Study Commission, 1980-1985. Board directors Buncombe County Association Retarded Citizens,1985.

Membership

Member American Correctional Association (Outstanding Professional Service award Western region North Carolina chapter 1982), North Carolina Juvenile Services Association, Southern Association Training Schools (past secretary-treasurer), Congress Advisers for Retarded, American Association Mental Deficiency, National Association Superintendents Public Residential Facilities for the Mentally Retarded.

Connections

Married Laurie Cahill, June 26, 1970 (divorced 1975). 1 child, Lydia.

father:
Lester Huston Pagett

mother:
Marie (Dameron) Pagett

spouse:
Laurie Cahill

child:
Lydia Pagett