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Donna Jean Duncan, American librarian, educator.


Duncan, Donna Jean was born on April 6, 1946 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Buford L. and Mildred Teresa Prince.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1968. Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1986.


First grade teacher Aledo Indiana School District, Aledo, Texas, 1968—1970. Middle school library Lake Worth Indiana School District, Lake Worth, 1977—1987, Fort Worth Indiana School District, 1987—1992. Junior high library Hurst-Euless-Bedford Indiana School District, Bedford, 1993—1995.

Director library services Mesquite Indiana School District, Mesquite, 1995—2002. Adjunct professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce, since 2000. Library. consultant/author, Mesquite, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (professional books for educators) I Search, You Search, We All Learn to Research, The I Search Connection: Linking Standards, Tests, and Evidence-Based Practice, 2004.


No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.


Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.


To develop a close relationship with God could be done through many avenues, namely, reading the Bible, praying, praising, worshiping, and telling others of the Gospel.


Workshop chairperson Young Writers Workshop, Mesquite, Texas, 1996—2002. Member library science advisory council Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1998—2000. Member of Texas Association of School Library.

Administrs. (chair 2000-2001), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Library Association, Texas Library. Association (member centennial committee 1998—2002), Delta Kappa Gamma (president 1988-1989).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, interior decorating, travel.


Married Robert Lewis Duncan, May 18, 1968. Children: Laura Elizabeth Lockhart, Lisa Ruth Barron.

Buford L.

Mildred Teresa Prince

Robert Lewis Duncan

Laura Elizabeth Lockhart Duncan

Lisa Ruth Barron Duncan