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educator , writer

Elaine Ruth Armour Wolo, American educator, writer. Missionary Baptist Church.

Background

Wolo, Elaine Ruth Armour was born on June 25, 1935 in New Orleans. Daughter of Lloyd Joseph and Frances Ernestine (Henry) Armour.

Education

Bachelor in Elementary Education, Dillard University, 1956. Master of Arts in Special Education, Columbia University, 1959. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1961.

Certified, Japanese Conversation University, Ryukyus, 1960. Postgraduate, Tulane University, 1972.

Career

Teacher, New Orleans Public Schools, 1956-1959, 67-68;teacher, New Orleans Public Schools, 79-80, 86-88;instructor education, Dillard U., New Orleans, 1960-1964, 68-72;assistant professor, Tuskergee U. United States Agency for International Development, Liberia, West Africa, 1964-1966;head education division and in-service teacher training program, Cuttington University College, Liberia, West Africa, 1980-1986;teacher Area II special education, New Orleans Public Schools, New Orleans, since 1988. Adjunct Professor Southern U., New Orleans, since 1987. Consultant Louisiana Association Education of Young Children, since 1986, St. Mark's Community Center, New Orleans, since 1982.

Writer Ministry of Education, Liberia, 1977-1982, New Orleans Public Schools, summer 1990. Chair Teacher Certifation Board Liberia, 1985, Education Commission Liberia Baptist Convention, 1985. Part time teacher Armour Wolo Foundation, New Orleans.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous childrens books including: African Queen Coloring Book, Writing ABC Sounds, African King Coloring Book, ABC Stories, Shapes, My Things to Do Book, Social Studies Workbook for Liberian Schools, others. (plays) Josip Juraj Roberts Comes to Liberia, The Girl and the Oba, The Summit.

Religion

Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.

Politics

God, in His permissive will, may allow political leaders, both in biblical times and the present day, to enact policies that are opposed to His revealed will.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity ornationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Missionary Baptist Church.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, singing, drama.

Connections

Married Samuel Napy Wolo, December 24, 1965. Children: Tanae Elaine, Samuel N.

father:
Lloyd Joseph Armour

mother:
Frances Ernestine (Henry) Armour

spouse:
Samuel Napy Wolo

children:
Tanae Elaine Wolo

Samuel N. Wolo