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Secondary school educator

Harriet D. Porton, American secondary school educator. Member Phi Delta Kappa.


Porton, Harriet D. was born on February 4, 1944 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Saul H. and Rosalie (Blumenthal) Dorfman.


Bachelor, Towson (Maryland.) State College, 1965;Master of Education, Goucher College, Towson, 1994.


Teacher English Junior High School 113, New York City, 1966—1967. Teacher 1st grade Public School 91, 1967—1969. Teacher English Aberdeen Middle School, Maryland, 1971—1974.

Teacher English/reading at-risk program Joppatowne High School, Joppa, 1975—1997. Coordinator reconstl. eligible schools Maryland State Department Education, 1997—1999. Director Master of Arts teaching program Goucher College, Baltimore, 1999—2003.

Coordinator student services Meadowood Education Center, Baltimore, since 2003. Instructor Dimensions of Learning, Harford County Public Schools, Bel Air, Maryland, since 1993. Instructor English Harford Community College, Bel Air, 1983-1989.

Adjunct assistant professor Master of Education program Goucher College, Towson, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, chapter co-author: Theories of Adolescence, 6th edition, 1994. Co-editor: Adolescent Behavior and Society: A Book of Readings, 5th edition, 1998. Contributor articles to professional jours.


Member Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Stephen Porton, June 24, 1990. Children from previous marriage: Deborah Schwartz-Waston, David Jonathon.

Saul H. Dorfman

Rosalie (Blumenthal) Dorfman

Stephen Porton