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Special education educator

Kathryn Dale Meloy, American special education educator. Certified in vocational home economics New Mexico, educational administrator New Mexico. Named New Mexico Vocational Home Economics Teacher of Year, 1982; recipient New Mexico Home Economics Teacher of Year award.


Meloy, Kathryn Dale was born on February 22, 1938 in Purcel, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Alvin D. and Gladys Goslin (Young) Powers.


Bachelor of Science, Central State University, 1959. Master of Arts in Home Economics, University New Mexico, 1969. Postgraduate in Home Economics, University New Mexico, 1980.

Educational Specialist, University New Mexico.


Teacher, Piedmont, Oklahoma, 1959—1960, Edmond, 1963—1965, Urbana, Illinois, 1968—1969, Bernalillo, New Mexico, 1968—1971. Instructor home economics University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1976—1977, assistant director program specialist, 1979—1980. Coordinator vocational, academy education Title IV Project, Albuquerque, since 1978.

Principal Albuquerque Public School, 1981. Member Partners Americas, chairman, 1978—1980.


  • Certified in vocational home economics New Mexico, educational administrator New Mexico.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with Norma Milanovich): VIDEOS Workshop Trainers Manual, 1978. Author: developed curriculum for flexible modular scheduling (Exploratory Arts Program) for Indian students in basic life skills and career education.


Active member League of Women Voters. Member of National Education Association, Albuquerque Classroom Teachers Association, Oklahoma Education Association, Home Economics Education Association, New Mexico Vocational Home Economics. Teachers Association, American Vocational Association, Vocational Education Equity Council, Albuquerque Home Economics.

Association, Future Homemakers American, State Advisory Council Home Economics, New Mexico Home Economics Association, New Mexico Vocational Association, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Jerome Simpson, August 17, 1956. Children: Richard, Jason B. Married Jack E. Meloy, January 1, 1981.

Alvin D. Powers

Gladys Goslin (Young) Powers

Jerome Simpson

Jack E. Meloy

Richard Meloy

Jason B. Meloy