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Jacquelyn Sweetner Caffey, American educator. Recipient Right To Read Outstanding Service award, 1977-1978.


Caffey, Jacquelyn Sweetner was born on October 23, 1938 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Oraton Vanderbuilt and Maggie Augusta (Buckingham) Sweetner.


Bachelor of Science, Tennessee State University, 1959. Master of Education, Wayne State University, 1966.


Teacher Meridian Public Schools, 1959—1961. Substitute teacher St. Louis Public Schools, 1961—1962. Teacher Ypsilanti church) Public Schools, Michigan, 1962—1964, Detroit Public Schools, 1962—1972, reading teacher, since 1972.

Director Davison Reading Center, R2R Project and Resource Centers. Secretary Detroit Meridianites, Inc., 1974—1976.


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    • Author: I Remember Mistress Sadie, 1980, The Black Hostage, 1981, 20-Sure Fire Ways to Produce Creative Writers, 1980, 30 Super Ideas to Produce Better Readers, 1981, The Lives of Jack and Jackie, 1982, Drops of Gold, 1981, My Roots, 1981, Martin Luther King, Junior, 1982, Buckingham Palace, 1982, The Descendants of Tom and Maude Caffey, 1983.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.


God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.


Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Detroit Metropolitan Reading Council, International Reading Association, Detroit Federation Teachers, Michigan Federation Teachers, American Federation Teachers, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Les Cosmopolis Bridge, Two Plus Two Couples, Bridge Friends, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Leroy Clementi Caffey, February 26, 1960. 1 child Derwin Clementi.

Oraton Vanderbuilt Sweetner

Maggie Augusta (Buckingham) Sweetner

Leroy Clementi Caffey

Derwin Clementi Caffey