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Florence Jackson Radcliffe, American author, educational consultant. Recipient awards Wheatley Young Women’s Christian Association, 1966, Patterson Elementary School, Washington, 1974, Edmonds/Peabody School, Washington, 1970, District of Columbia Public Schools, 1980, numerous others.


Radcliffe, Florence Jackson was born on June 1, 1924 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Daughter of William Alexander and Lucy (Braxton) Jackson.


Bachelor of Science, Miner Teachers College, 1939. Master of Arts, New York University, 1951.


Public school teacher, Washington, 1942-1953;instructor, supervisor student teachers, District of Columbia Teachers College, Washington, 1953-1960;assistant professor, District of Columbia Teachers College, Washington, 1960-1966;principal, National Elementary School, Washington, 1966-1974, retired;assistant to assistant supervisor public schools, Washington, 1974-1980;educational consultant, site visitor, unites states department Education, Washington, 1986-1988. Public speaker to Springfield (Massachusetts) College, Howard U., also other schools and churches.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Jump Rope Rhymes, 1968, Simple Matter of Justice, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor The Columbian, 1963-1954, The Pilot, Classroom Teachers Association publication, 1960-1962.


Chairperson Commission's Youth Council, Washington, 1957-1960. Camp director Phyllis Wheatley Young Women’s Christian Association, Washington, 1957-1960, president 1963-1966. Chairperson advisory board Sacred Heart School, Washington, since 1983.

Secretary Optempetry Board, Washington, since 1983. Board directors NCA Epilepsy, Washington, since 1982. Member National Education Association (secretary District of Columbia chapter 1956-1960), National Association of Elementary School Principals, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Aprinstrings Social Club, Phi Delta Kappa (lst baselius 1986).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: quilting, writing, walking, photography.


Married Andrew Leo Radcliffe (deceased April 19662). Children: Andrea Radcliffe Blagburn, Iris Radcliffe Lewis, Jacquelyne Radcliffe Thornton.

William Alexander Jackson

Lucy (Braxton) Jackson

Andrew Leo Radcliffe

Andrea Radcliffe Blagburn Radcliffe

Iris Radcliffe Lewis Radcliffe

Jacquelyne Radcliffe Thornton Radcliffe