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school psychometrician and psychologist

Jane Marie Ford-Richards, American school psychometrician and psychologist. Certified approved school psychometrist, Alabama; national certified school psychologist. Graduate Council fellow University Alabama, 1989-1990.

Background

Ford-Richards, Jane Marie was born on February 2, 1948 in South Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Bernard Francis and Ingrid (Caspersen) Ford.

Education

Student, University Massachusetts, 1968. Student, University Iowa, 1969. Bachelor in Psychology, Jacksonville (Alabama) State University, 1977.

Master of Science in Counseling, Jacksonville (Alabama) State University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1992.

Career

Teacher, program director Family Learning Center,, Parent Cooperative Preschool, Jacksonville, 1974-1975;school consultant, Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board, Anniston, Alabama, 1977-1979;mental health consultant Head Start, Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board, Anniston, Alabama, 1978-1979;outpatient therapist, Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board, Anniston, Alabama, 1979-1980;supervisor group homes, Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board, Anniston, Alabama, 1980-1984;school psychometrist and psychologist, Anniston City Board Education, since 1984. Secretary Mental Retardation Advisory Council, Anniston, 1982-1983.

Achievements

  • Certified approved school psychometrist, Alabama. National certified school psychologist.

Membership

Secretary, board directors Parents Anonymous, Anniston, 1983-1984. Member National Association of School Psychologists, Alabama Association School Psychologists (treasurer 1989-1991), Council for Exceptional Children, Association for Retarded Citiesns Calhoun County (vice president 1983-1984, president 1984-1986, Distinguished Service award 1981), Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Stephen Carleton Bitgood, May 4, 1968 (divorced January 1984). Children: Kristin C., Kacey L. Married George David Richards, May 12, 1990.

father:
Bernard Francis Ford

mother:
Ingrid (Caspersen) Ford

spouse:
Stephen Carleton Bitgood

child:
Kristin C. Ford-Richards

child:
Kacey L.;m. George David Richards Ford-Richards

child:
May 12 Ford-Richards

child:
1990 Ford-Richards