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Library educator

Faira Lee Bishop, American library educator. Certified teacher, school, library, school administrator, Mississippi.

Background

Bishop, Faira Lee was born on December 15, 1942 in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Ansel Bruce and Dora Alma (Langley) Lee.

Education

Bachelor with distinction, Mississippi College, 1964. Master of Library Science, University Mississippi, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, 1989.

Career

Teacher secondary English public schools, Greenville and Jackson, Mississippi, 1964-1968. Academy library Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead, 1969-1971. Teacher Latin and English public school, Oxford, Mississippi, 1971-1973.

Library ssecondary and elementary schools, Clinton, 1977-1994. Instructor University Southern Mississippi School Library and Information Science, Hattiesburg, 1990—1996, assistant professor, 1996—1998.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, school, library, school administrator, Mississippi.

Religion

Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

Membership

Trustee Clinton Library., 1976. Member American Association of University Women (treasurer 1996-1997), Mississippi Library. Association (ad hoc committee 1984-1985), University Mississippi Medical Center Women's Club (president 1997-1998), Friends Rowland Medical Library., University Mississippi Alumni Association, Maids and Matrons Club (vice president 1996-1998), Jackson Symphony League, Welcome Neighbor Club (vice president programs, 2004-2005), Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Phi Mu, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, volunteering.

Connections

Married Billy M. Bishop, July 11, 1965.

father:
Ansel Bruce Lee

mother:
Dora Alma (Langley) Lee

spouse:
Billy M. Bishop