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Donna Lynn Burgraff

English , education , and psychology educator

Donna Lynn Burgraff, American education, English, and psychology educator. Kellogg National fellow; grantee Adult Literacy Coalition, 1988, Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation, 1992, Carl D. Perkins Act Sex Equity, 1993.

Background

Burgraff, Donna Lynn was born on January 24, 1961 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Sandra Lane (Justice) Burgraff.

Education

Bachelor, Eastern Kentucky University, 1982. Master of Arts, Eastern Kentucky University, 1983. Master of Science, Marshall University, 1990.

Career

Graduate assistant Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 1982-1983. Teacher, yearbook advisor Dixie High School, New Lebanon, Ohio, 1983-1984. Teacher, yearbook, speech and drama advisor, assistant academy coach Pikeville (Kentucky) High School, 1984-1986.

Instructor English, West Virginia Community College, Williamson, 1986-1989, assistant professor education, English and psychology, 1989-1993, associate professor education and psychology, 1993-1994. Board directors service unit Black Diamond Girl Scout Council, Mingo County, 1988-1993.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Views

Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

Membership

Board directors service unit Black Diamond council Girl Scouts United States, Mingo County, since 1988. Board directors Women Helping Women, 1993. Lay speaker United Methodist Church, 1993.

Lay leader Memorial United Methodist Church, 1993. Member American Association of University Women, National Council Teachers Education, National Association Development Educators, West Virginia English and Language Arts Council, West Virginia Association Women in Higher Education, West Virginia Association College English Teachers, Humanities Center, Eastern Kentucky Alumni Association (president 1985-1988), Kentucky Academy Association.

Connections

father:
Sandra Lane (Justice) B. Burgraff

Politics

The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.