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Edith Burnette Ward

business educator

Edith Burnette Ward was business educator. Certified of advanced graduate studies.

Background

Ward, Edith Burnette was born on September 3, 1930 in Wakulla, Florida, United States. Daughter of Andrew Joshua and Delia Leanna (Green) Hargrett.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1951. Master of Education, American University, 1964. Doctor of Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992.

Career

Secretary Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, 1951-1952. Secretary, administrative assistant Federal Government, Washington, 1952-1964. Teacher District of Columbia Public Schools, 1964-1990.

Academy advisor Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1990-1992. Assistant professor St. Augustine's College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1992-1998, acting chair division business, 1995-1996. Retired, 1998; tax professional Henry W. Bloch and Richard Bloch, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Certified of advanced graduate studies.

Membership

Chair finance committee Tabernacle Baptist Church, Washington, 1982-1990. Treasurer Parent-Teachers Association, Washington, 1975-1987. Teacher Mayor's Summer Youth Program, Washington, 1980-1989.

Advisor Future Business Leaders of America, Washington, 1975-1990. Volunteer Democratic Party, Prince George's County, Maryland, 1988, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Washington, 1958-1964. Volunteer tutor Sargeant Memorial Presbyterian Church, Washington, 1963.

Secretary Hyde Park Community Families, since 1993. Board trustees Annie Malone Scholarship Fund, 1997. Member American Vocational Association, Washington Teachers Union, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Alumni Association (District of Columbia chapter secretary 1970-1985), Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Pi Epsilon, Phi Delta Kappa, Omicron Tau Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho (Nu chapter advisor 1996-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bowling, puzzles, reading.

Connections

father:
Andrew Joshua Hargrett

mother:
Delia Leanna (Green) Hargrett