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Secondary school educator

Grace Anne Heacock, American secondary school educator. Certified vocational and elementary educator, Texas, Alaska.

Background

Heacock, Grace Anne was born on January 3, 1943 in Elgin, Texas, United States. Daughter of James Frank and Emily Rebecca (Davis) Potts Johnston.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University, 1965. Master of Science, Texas Tech University, 1966. Certified in bilingual and early childhood education, University Houston, 1979.

Postgraduate in elementary and educational administration, University Alaska, 1990.

Career

Teacher nutrition and early childhood, Methodist Hospital School Nursing, Lubbock, Texas, 1965-1966;instructor home economics, Wayland Baptist College, Plainview, Texas, 1966-1967;elementary teacher, Port Lavaca (Texas) Indiana School District, 1967-1968;teacher, ABC Private Kindergarten, Port Lavaca, 1969-1970;vocational teacher Downtown Skill Learning Center,, Pittsburgh Public Schools, 1973-1974;founder, interim director, Calhoun County Day Care Center, Port Lavaca, Texas, 1974-1975;early childhood teacher, Port Lavaca Indiana School District, 1975-1977;kindergarten teacher, Goliad (Texas) Indiana School District, 1978-1980;teacher, Fairbanks (Alaska) North Star Borough School District, 1980-1983;teacher Weller Elementary School, Weller Elementary School Fairbanks (Alaska) NSB, since 1983;vice principal, Weller Elementary School Fairbanks (Alaska) NSB, since 1990. Presenter Alaska State Writing Consortium, since 1986. Member of advisory board Center for Research and Development Law Related Education, since 1988, Alaska Law Related Education, since 1988.

Education representative commission on foreign trade Alaska House of Representatives, 1988-1989.

Achievements

  • Certified vocational and elementary educator, Texas, Alaska.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Founder, chairman Interior Alaska Ecumenical Peace with Justice Council, Fairbanks, 1985-1988. Organizer Strong Economy Needs Solid Education, Fairbanks, 1987. Founder, trainer Elementary Conflict Manager Program, Fairbanks, since 1987.

Member National Education Association, National Council Social Studies, Alaska Council Social Studies (Teacher of Year 1989), Alaska Education Association, Fairbanks Education Association, National Council Geographic Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, justice and peacemaking, local soup kitchen, Soviet-Alaska exchanges.

Connections

Married James Irvin Badgett (divorced 1977). Children: Kay Lynne, Jamie Lee. Married Richard Knowles Heacock Junior, May 21, 1977.

father:
James Frank Johnston

mother:
Emily Rebecca (Davis) Potts Johnston

spouses:
James Irvin Badgett

Richard Knowles Heacock Junior

children:
Kay Lynne Heacock

Jamie Lee Heacock