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Special education educator

Hazel McConnell Floyd, American, Georgian Special education educator. Named Teacher of the Year Midway Elementary School, 1981.

Background

Floyd, Hazel McConnell was born on June 4, 1953 in Cumming, Georgia, United States. Daughter of E.W. and Reatha Mae (Sosebee) McConnell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Georgia Southwestern College, 1974. Master of Education in Elementary Education, North Georgia College, 1977. Specialist in Education, University Georgia, 1991.

Career

Teacher 2nd grade Midway Elementary School, Alpharetta, Georgia, 1974-1981. Teacher visually impaired Chestatee Elementary School/Forsyth County Schools, Gainesville, 1981—2002. Retired; teacher visually impaired Dawson County School, Dawsonville, Georgia, since 2005.

Part-time Georgia Pines, 2003—2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer songs: He Will Hear Me When I Pray, 1989, I Want to Work Till Jesus Comes Again, 1991.

Religion

Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

Politics

Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.

Membership

Panel member State Advisory Board for Special Education, Atlanta, 1988-1991, Local Education agency for Vision teachers, Macon, 1988-1990. Treasurer Chestatee Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization, 1989-1991. Choir leader Children's Choir, Salem Baptist Church, Gainesville, since 1986.

Member Georgia Association Educators (legislation chairman 1987-1992), Council for Exceptional Children, Association for education and Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, playing organization.

Connections

Married Nolan Trent Floyd, June 8, 1975. Children: Jared Gordon, Nalanna Hope.

father:
E.W. McConnell

mother:
Reatha Mae (Sosebee) McConnell

spouse:
Nolan Trent Floyd

child:
Jared Gordon Floyd

child:
Nalanna Hope Floyd