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Secondary school educator

Patricia Ann Higgins, American secondary school educator. Certified elementary teacher, Kentucky. Recipient 4-H award Frankfort County Extension Agent, 1982; named Teacher of Year, Henry Clay Elementary, 1985.

Background

Higgins, Patricia Ann was born on April 12, 1954 in Charleston, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Rowland and Henrietta (Lark) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Mississippi Valley State, Itta Bena, 1975. Master of Engineering, Mississippi Valley State, Itta Bena, 1980.

Career

Substitute teacher Charleston (Mississippi) Medical School, 1976. Teacher McArthur Elementary School, Chillicothe, Ohio, 1976-1981, Bridgeport School, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1982-1983, Cropper Elementary School, Shelbyville, since 1983. Reading specialist Tougaloo College, Mississippi, 1977, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1984.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, Kentucky.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Chairman various workshops. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Vice president Coalition of 100 Black Women, Lexington, Kentucky, since 1984. Member Big Brother/Big sister. Member Welcom Wagon (past treasurer).

Resource teacher Instruction & Professional Development Committee. Member Kentucky Education Association, Shelby County Education Association, Kentucky Association Academy Officials, Kentucky Association Gifted Educator, National Education Association, Delta Sigma Theta (vice president Lexington chapter since 1983). Clubs: Silhouetes (president Frankfort chapter since 1984), Kentucky State University Women's (chairman 1984-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, cooking, collecting cards.

Connections

Married Garland W. Higgins, December 31, 1977. 1 child, Monica Denise.

father:
Rowland Wilson

mother:
Henrietta (Lark) Wilson

spouse:
Garland W. Higgins

child:
Monica Denise Higgins