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state consultant for gifted

Mary Elizabeth Walker, American state consultant for gifted. Department Education grantee, Office Gifted, 1978-1981.

Background

Walker, Mary Elizabeth was born on August 30, 1948 in Austin, Texas, United States. Daughter of William Stewart and Mary Elizabeth (Abel) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Music Educated, Northeast Louisiana University, 1970. Master of Arts in Gifted Child Education, University South Florida, 1977.

Career

Teacher chorus Calcasieu Parish School, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1970—1976. Resource consultant for gifted Education Service Unit 2, Fremont, Nebraska, 1977—1978. State consultant for gifted Mississippi Department Education, Jackson, since 1978.

State director Mississippi Future Problem Solving Program, since 1981. Gifted education consultant, public schools Nebraska, Virginia, Arkansas, 1977—1984. Secretary, vice president board directors Unity Jackson, 1983—1984.

Partner Oral Roberts Association, since 1977.

Membership

Member of Mississippi Association Women Educational Leadership, Association for Gifted (committee chairman since 1984), Council Exceptional Children, Louisiana Teachers Association, Music Educators National Conference, Mississippi Association Talented & Gifted (executive board member since 1978), Council State Directors Programs Gifted (president since 1984), Alpha Delta Kappa, Delta Omicron.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, jogging, music, dance.

Connections

father:
William Stewart Walker

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Abel) Walker