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Special education educator

Patricia Hurlburt Murphy, American special education educator. Certified principal, Ohio. Named Teacher of Year, Council Exceptional Children, 1986; Greater Cincinnati Education Foundation grantee, 1985.

Background

Murphy, Patricia Hurlburt was born on November 2, 1945 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Allen Kellogg and Ruth Miriam (Hirsch) Hurlburt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Cincinnati, 1967. Master of Education, University Cincinnati, 1970.

Career

Teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools, 1967-1971; teacher handicapped, Cincinnati Public Schools, 1980-1990; elementary teacher severe behavior, Cincinnati Public Schools, since 1990; teacher hearing impared, Hamilton County Public Schools, Cincinnati, 1971-1973; private teacher, Cincinnati, 1978-1980. Delegate to China, Council International Ednl. Exch., New York City, 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified principal, Ohio.

Membership

Volunteer Travelers Aid Society, Cincinnati, 1975-1976, Cincinnati Zoo, 1976-1979, Political Campaign for United States Republican, Cincinnati, 1976, 78, 82, Mayor's Committee on Education, 1990. School chairperson United Way Campaign, Cincinnati, 1989-1992. Chair School Tax Levy, Cincinnati, 1990, 91.

Chosen to do demonstration on China, V.P. Quayle, 1991. Member Cincinnati Council of Educators, Cincinnati Federation Teachers (building representative since 1989), Westwood Civic Association, Austistic Society, University Cincinnati Alumni Association (25th reunion committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antique hunting and auctions, swimming, reading mysteries.

Connections

father:
Allen Kellogg Hurlburt

mother:
Ruth Miriam (Hirsch) Hurlburt