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consultant , author , Elementary education educator

Patricia Layton Hecht, American Elementary education educator, author, consultant. Certified elementary teacher, New Jersey. Recipient Golden Apple Teacher award Cable television Network, 1989, New Jersey Teacher.of Month award, 1989.

Background

Hecht, Patricia Layton was born on April 19, 1935 in Toms River, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Harry J. and Elsie Graham (Pile) Layton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Douglass College, 1956. Master of Arts in History, Rutgers University, 1960. Postgraduate, University Alaska, 1957.

Postgraduate, Monmouth College, 1981.

Career

1st grade teacher, Ladd On-Base Schools, Fairbanks, Alabama, 1956-1957; English, history teacher, Elizabeth (New Jersey) Schools, 1957; 1st grade teacher, Middletown (New Jersey) Township Schools, 1958; 1st, 2d grade teacher, Middletown (New Jersey) Township Schools, 1958-1960; 8th grade history teacher, Middletown (New Jersey) Township Schools, 1960-1961; private tutor, Middletown, 1961-1964; editor, The Monmouth Unitarian, Lincroft, New Jersey, 1969-1970; 2d grade teacher, Elberon School, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1972-1987; 1st grade teacher, Elberon School, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1987-1991; 1st grade teacher computer science technical, Elberon School, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1991-1994; retired, 1994. Critic reader Scott Foresman Company, Glenview, Illinois, 1990-1991. Curriculumwriting Long Branch Schools, since 1972.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, New Jersey.

Works

Membership

Member National Education Association, Long Branch School Employees Association (representative 1990-1991, 92-93, editor LBSEA Beacon 1992-1993), New Jersey Education Association, National Trust for History Preservation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: American history, video photography, travel, swimming, dancing.

Connections

Married Kenneth Parker Keller, April 14, 1956 (divorced 1969). Children: Alexandra Niles Keller Calabrese, Corinne Graham Keller, Jennifer Layton Keller. Married Sylvester J. Hecht, May 16, 1970 (divorced 1975).

father:
Harry J. Layton

mother:
Elsie Graham (Pile) Layton

spouses:
Kenneth Parker Keller

Sylvester J. Hecht

children:
Alexandra Niles Keller Calabrese Hecht

Corinne Graham Keller Hecht

Jennifer Layton Keller Hecht