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Dorothy Gwyn Harper, American principal. Certified teacher, North Carolina. Named Principal of Year, Wachovia Bank, 1993; fellow Education Policy Fellowship Program, 1990-1991. Member Rockingham County Tomorrow, 1994-1995, Leadership Rockingham, 1994. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Council for Exceptional Children.

Background

Harper, Dorothy Gwyn was born on February 11, 1953 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Julius Johnston and Patricia (Wright) Gwyn.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology and Anthropology, University North Carolina, 1975. Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, University North Carolina, Greensboro, 1994. Master of Science in Special Education, Florida State University, 1981.

Career

Handicapped preschooling teacher, Orange County Development Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1975-1977;respite care coordinator, Orange County American Red Cross, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1977-1978;teacher, Gretchen Everhart Trainable Center, Tallahassee, 1981-1982;special education teacher, Reidsville (North Carolina) Senior H.S., 1983-1988;assistant principal, Reidsville Middle School, 1988-1991;principal, Moss St. Elementary School, Reidsville, 1991-1995;principal, J.E. Holmes Middle School, Eden, North Carolina, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, North Carolina.

Membership

Member Rockingham County Tomorrow, 1994-1995, Leadership Rockingham, 1994. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Council for Exceptional Children.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, reading, weight training, horseback riding.

Connections

Married Joseph Stanway Harper, November 29, 1975. Children: Willard Russell, Christopher Colman.

father:
Julius Johnston Gwyn

mother:
Patricia (Wright) Gwyn

spouse:
Joseph Stanway Harper

children:
Willard Russell Harper

Christopher Colman Harper