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business educator

Julia T. Avery, business educator. Old Dominion University fellow, 1996-1997; recipient Apple for the Teacher award Chi Iota Phi Lambda, 1993, Rufus W. Beamer award Department Adult & Vocational Education, 1996; named Teacher of Year, Norfolk Public Schools, 1983-1984, 92-93.


Avery, Julia T. was born on April 2, 1948 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Robert Monroe and Julia Elizabeth (Artis) Taylor.


Bachelor of Science in Business Education, Norfolk State University, 1970. Master of Science in Education Administration and Supervision, Old Dominion University, 1984. Doctor of Education in Education Administration, Nova Southeastern University, 1995.


With Norfolk Skills Center, 1970-1983, Granby High School, Norfolk, 1983-1985, Lake Taylor High School, Norfolk, 1985-1992. Department chairman business and marketing careers Norfolk Technology Vocational Center, since 1992. Group leader, facilitator Nova Southeastern University, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1994.

Consultant and presenter in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Legal/Medical Office Procedures, 1993 (School Bell award).


Chairman, organizer, volunteer Eastern Virginia Association, Virginia and North Carolina, 1995-1998. Officer, volunteer, chairman St. Mark, Norfolk, Providence United Church of Christ, Chesapeake, since 1970. Member National Business Education Association, American Federation Teachers, Virginia Vocational Education Association (secretary 1975-1978), Virginia Business Education Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, tutor, designer shell art.


Married Ashley Douglas Avery Senior, May 3, 1970 (divorced August 1982). Children: Ashley Douglas Junior, Andre' D'Wayne.

Robert Monroe Taylor

Julia Elizabeth (Artis) Taylor

Ashley Douglas Avery Senior

Ashley Douglas Junior Avery

Andre' D'Wayne Avery