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Kala Brandes Norton Edit Profile

teacher , jewelry designer

Kala Brandes Norton, American jewelry designer, former teacher. Past president, member region board, executive vice president Temple Judea Sisterhood. Member Aviva Hadassan Club, Coral Gables Welcome Club.

Background

Norton, Kala Brandes was born on February 19, 1928 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Carl Ezra and Frances (Barron) Brandes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Boston Teachers' College, 1949.

Career

Teacher Ames Elementary School, Dedham, Massachusetts, 1949-1953, Southside Elementary School, Miami, Florida, 1953-1955, West Point (New York ) Elementary School, 1965-1968. Educational counselor Army Education Center, Fort Meade, Maryland, 1969-1973. Teacher algebra Coral Gables (Florida) Adult Center, 1975-1983.

Jewelry designer Kala Norton Associates, Coral Gables, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor, exhibitor Lowe Museum Gift Shop, University Miami, Florida, since 1984. Exhibitor International Hadassah Convention Boutiques, 1986.

Membership

Past president, member region board, executive vice president Temple Judea Sisterhood. Member Aviva Hadassan Club, Coral Gables Welcome Club. Clubs: Aviva Hadassan.

Connections

Married Jack Norton; children: Ronda, Scott.

father:
Carl Ezra Brandes

mother:
Frances (Barron) Brandes

spouse:
Jack Norton

children:
Scott Norton

Ronda Norton