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Secondary education educator

Gloria Deloise Walker-Ricks, American Secondary education educator. Certified secondary teacher, California, Illinois, administrator, Illinois. Recipient Educator of Year award Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Walker-Ricks, Gloria Deloise was born on July 31, 1944 in Eudora, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Edward Lee Senior and Ella (Farris) Edwards.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Arkansas, Pine Bluff, 1964. Master of Arts, Chicago State University, 1989.

Career

Teacher, Control H.S., Lake Village, Arkansas, 1964-1965;teacher, Roosevelt Junior H.S., Compton, California, 1966-1971;teacher, Bowen H.S., Chicago, 1971-1991;principal, Bowen H.S., Chicago, 1991-1995;teacher, Curie H.S., Chicago, since 1996. Mathematics coach Chicago Urban League, 1982-1991. Coordinator Chicago Citywide Mathematics League, 1982-1991.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, California, Illinois, administrator, Illinois.

Membership

President 123rd and LaSalle Block Club, Skyway Teachers Bowling League. Past chairperson Kenridge Neighborhood Girl Scouts United States. Member ASCD, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Illinois Council Teachers of Mathematics (member contest committee 1987-1996), Southern Chicago Chamber of Commerce (Educator of Year 1989).

Connections

Married Walter Edward Ricks, May 21, 1979. Children: Adrienne, Eunice, Byron.

father:
Edward Lee Senior Edwards

mother:
Ella (Farris) Edwards

spouse:
Walter Edward Ricks

child:
Adrienne Walker-Ricks

child:
Eunice Walker-Ricks

child:
Byron Walker-Ricks