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consultant , Primary school educator , writer

Geraldine Langford Haggard, American primary school educator, writer, consultant. Named Hero Plano Information Systems Development centennial celebration, 1998, Dreamers, Doers and Unsung Hero Real Estate Foundation, 2006; recipient Outstanding Education Volunteer of Year award, 2006; Jcanne Greenlaw Literacy award, 2007, Patterson Page Turner award, 2007.

Background

Haggard, Geraldine Langford was born on December 12, 1929 in Wellington, Texas, United States. Daughter of Frank and Zelma Dell (Edmondson) Langford.

Education

Master of Education, Texas Women's University, 1973. Doctor of Education, Texas Women's University, 1980. Certified in Reading Recovery, Ohio State University, 1989.

Career

Elementary school teacher, Denton County (Texas) Schoolselementary school teacher, Plano (Texas) Indiana School Districtreading teacher, Plano (Texas) Indiana School Districtreading director, Plano (Texas) Indiana School District. Adjunct Professor Texas Women's U.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor and author language arts texts. Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Teaching and Assessing Reading Comprehension Grade 3, 2003, Grade 4, 2004, Grade 5, 2005, Grades K-2, 2007, Plans for Grief Support Programs, (grief support books) Remembering Grandpa, Bens Island Dreams.

Membership

Sunday School teacher Prairie Creek Baptist Church, Plano, since 1994. Volunteer facilitator Journey of Hope program for grief counseling. Member North America Council Reading Recovery (board member 1995-1999), International Reading Association, Texas State Council Reading, Texas Association Improvement of Reading, Coalition Reading English Supervisors Texas (secretary 1994-1997, outstanding literacy volunteer 2007, Patterson Page Turner award, 2007), Texas Retired Teachers Association (Plano chapter), Alpha Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Children: Colby, Sarah, Mary.

father:
Frank Langford

mother:
Zelma Dell (Edmondson) Langford

children:
Colby Haggard

Sarah Haggard

Mary Haggard