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School system administrator

Joyce Difford Benoit, American school system administrator. Registered professional educational diagnostician; licensed realtor. Member National Education Association, Texas Association Educational Diagnosticians, National Association Realtors, Texas Association Realtors, Dallas Association Realtors.

Background

Benoit, Joyce Difford was born on July 16, 1945 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Alfred S. and Cleda J. (Shepherd) Difford.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 1966. Master of Education, University Maryland, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, New Mexico State University, 1990.

Career

Teacher, Warren (Ohio) City Schools, 1966-1968; teacher, Department of Defense Schools, Dexheim, Federal Republic Germany, 1968-1969; teacher, Town and Country Day School, Wheaton, Maryland., 1969-1970; special education teacher, Anne Arundel Public Schools, Annapolis, Maryland., 1970-1972; special education teacher, Fairfax (Virginia) County Public Schools, 1972-1973; special education teacher, El Paso (Texas) Indiana School District, 1973-1976; special education teacher, El Paso (Texas) Indiana School District, 1976-1982; educational diagnostician, systemwide testing coordinator, El Paso (Texas) Indiana School District, 1982-1991; evaluation specialist, Dallas Indiana School District, 1991-1993; president, Chief Executive Officer, Info Insights Cons., Inc., 1991-1994; director systemwide testing, Dallas Indiana School District, 1993-1998. Consultant, owner Future Thoughts, 1990-1991.

Achievements

  • Registered professional educational diagnostician. Licensed realtor.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Texas Association Educational Diagnosticians, National Association Realtors, Texas Association Realtors, Dallas Association Realtors.

Connections

Married Thomas J. Adams, August 9, 1969 (divorced 1987). Married Patrick L. Benoit, March 25, 1989.

father:
Alfred S. Difford

mother:
Cleda J. (Shepherd) Difford

spouse:
Patrick L. Benoit

spouse:
Thomas J. Adams