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Librarian , Media specialist

Marsha Trentham Hunter, American librarian, media specialist. Certified Teaching Georgia, 1995. Recipient Frances Henne Award, American Lirbary Association, 1999, Doctoral Award, Georgia State University, 2000.

Background

Hunter, Marsha Trentham was born on September 29, 1946 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Daughter of Harold Lee and Marjorie Valentine Trentham.

Education

Bachelor in Elementary Education, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968. Master of Arts in Library. Media Technoloy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994.

Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002. Certified in Administrative Leadership, University Georgia, 2007.

Career

Elementary teacher Cobb County Board of Education, Marietta, Georgia, 1968—1970. Elementary teacher - math Knox County Board of Education, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1971—1972. Reading tutor Dekalb County Board of Education, Atlanta, 1979—1982.

Director Primrose Cottage House & Doll Museum, Roswell, 1985—1988. Owner Cottage Doll Shop, Duluth, 1988—1994. Cataloger/archivist Georgia Power Company, Atlanta, 1995—1996.

Library media specialist Gwinnett County Board of Education, Lawrenceville, since 1995. Instructor Georgia State University, Atlanta, 2000, 2008—2009. Archives internship Jimmy Carter Presidential Archives, Atlanta, 1999—1999.

Staff development trainer Gwinnett County Board of Education, Lawrenceville, Georgia, since 1996. Member Georgia History Records Advisory Board, Atlanta, 1999—1999. Seminar speaker & presenter Various Technology Conference, Georgia, since 1998, Madame Alexander Doll Club, since 1980.

National judge United Federation of Doll Clubs, Kansas, since 1985, instructor, modern judges education program, Kansas, 1990—1993.

Achievements

  • Certified Teaching Georgia, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Alexander's Rag Line. Designer (exhibition of madame alexander dolls) United Federation of Doll Clubs National Convention (Award of Excellence, 2002). Contributor articles public to professional journal.

Religion

Baptism should be administered to those who can understand the Christian faith and the true meaning of the rite.

Politics

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

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

Judge Georgia Academic Decathlon, Georgia, 1996—2006. Library Johns Creek Baptist Church, Alpharetta, 2002—2007. Member, past president Madame Alexander Doll Club, Illinois, since 1972.

Archivist Duluth High School, Duluth, Georgia, 2001—2007. Member of National Education Association, American Library Association, International Reading Association (member committee Intellectual Freedom, delegate to china, literacy people-to-people delegate), Georgia Association of Educators, Georgia Library. Media Organization, American Association of School Librarians, Madame Alexander Doll Club (chair, National Convention-Atlanta 1986, Chair, National Convention - Savannah 2003, Service Award 1998, Hart Award for Research 1996), United Federatin of Doll Clubs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Doll collecting, reading, film & theater.

Connections

Married David Robert Hunter, June 24, 1967 (divorced October 2, 1995). Children: Robbie, Chris.

father:
Harold Lee

mother:
Marjorie Valentine Trentham

spouse:
David Robert Hunter

children:
Robbie Hunter

Chris Hunter