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Education director

Judith Dee Blair, American Education director. Certified secondary business, computer technical, work place readiness, career orientation, vocational, adult education teacher. Named Volunteer of Year, United Way Fort Smith, 1980, Loaned Executive of Year, United Way Fort Smith, 1980, Teacher of Year, Career Orientation, Lavaca, 1990; scholar Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Fort Smith, 1978-1980.

Background

Blair, Judith Dee was born on August 15, 1948 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Roy Wallace and Shirley Oletha (Krumsiek) Barthel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, College Ozarks, 1981. Master of Education, University Arkansas, 1990. Doctor of Education, University Arkansas, 1994.

Career

Marketing and personnel director United Peoples Savings and Loan, Fort Smith, 1980-1984. Staff supervisor State of Arkansas, 1984-1989. President Fort Smith Institute of Finance Education, since 1984.

Coordinator, teacher Lavaca (Arkansas) Public Schools, since 1989. Research assistant University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1990-1994. Career counselor Educational Opportunity Center Carl Albert State College, Poteau, Oklahoma, since 1995.

President Institution Finance Education, Fort Smith, 1979.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary business, computer technical, work place readiness, career orientation, vocational, adult education teacher.

Membership

Officer, member Democratic Women, Fort Smith, since 1960, Zonta International, Fort Smith, since 1980. Member Alsac St. Jude Hospital, Fort Smith, 1980-1984. Board directors Bost Human Development, Fort Smith, 1989.

Member Arkansas Youth Suicide Prevention Commission, 1988-1990. Secretary-treasurer, board directors The Boys Shelter, Inc., since 2000. Member National Education Association (president), Southwest Student Assistant Programs, Oklahoma Division Student Assistant Programs, Arkansas Education Association (president 1990-1991), Lavaca Education Association (president 1991-1992), Arkansas Business Teachers Association, Cooperative Education High Expectations (chair 1993), Oklahoma Division Student Assistance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: caring for animals, reading, creative sewing, pottery, movies.

Connections

Married Ralph W. Blair Junior, September 18, 1966. 1 child, Jill Suzanne Blair Maynard.

father:
Roy Wallace Barthel

mother:
Shirley Oletha (Krumsiek) Barthel

spouse:
Ralph W. Blair Junior

child:
Jill Suzanne Blair Maynard Blair