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Principal , education administrator

Kora Louise Dunbar, American principal, education administrator. Member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Visible Black Educators San Diego County, Black Child Development Institute, Southwest Personnel and Guidance Association, Association Poway School Managers, Association California School Administrators.

Background

Dunbar, Kora Louise was born on October 14, 1938 in Dunnell, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Percy Melvin and Esther Beatrice (McCoully) Travallion.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Grambling College, 1965. Master of Arts, Northeast Louisiana University, 1971. EdSpec, 1973; Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1976.

Doctor of Education, Northern Arizona University, 1979.

Career

Secretary to principal Ouachita Parish School District, Myles High School, Sterlington, Louisiana, 1960—1964. Member faculty Carroll Junior High School, Monroe, 1965—1973. Teacher adult education English, speech, and social studies Monroe City School Board, 1970—1972.

Teacher, counselor, administrative intern Sweetwater Union High School District, Imperial Beach, California, 1973—1976. Multicultural curriculum writer, resource teacher Sweetwater Union High School, Chula Vista, 1976—1978. Dean students Poway Unified School District, Meadowbrook Middle School, 1978—1979.

Assistant principal Mount Carmel High School, San Diego, 1979—1981. Principal Poway Unified School District, Los Penasquitos Elementary School, 1981—1985. Principal-in-residence, administrator Training Center, San Diego County Office Education, since 1985.

Adjunct professor Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1983—1984, National University, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (Susan Van Zant): Parent Effectiveness Program, 1983.

Religion

The scriptures are the final authority for all faith and practice.

Politics

Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.

Views

True marriage can be only between a man and a woman. Marriage is the most sacred and basic of societal units.

Membership

Member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Visible Black Educators San Diego County, Black Child Development Institute, Southwest Personnel and Guidance Association, Association Poway School Managers, Association California School Administrators.

Connections

Married Donald Carlye Wade, 1957. Children: Karla Rene, Donald Carlye. Married Eddie James Dunbar, 1977.

Stepchildren: Vivian, Alleyne, Stephanie.

father:
Percy Melvin Travallion

mother:
Esther Beatrice (McCoully) Travallion

spouse:
Donald Carlye Wade

spouse:
Eddie James Dunbar

child:
Karla Rene Dunbar

child:
Donald Carlye Dunbar

child:
Vivian Dunbar

child:
Alleyne Dunbar

child:
Stephanie Dunbar