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Vocational educator

Paula Kindrick Hartsfield, American vocational educator. Certified vocational home economics teacher, general science teacher, vocational director Secretary Ozark Empire Fair, Springfield, Missouri, 1977, piano & flute teacher Springfield, 1976, vocational home economics teacher Monett School District, Missouri, 1978, consumer protection paralegal intern Missouri Attorney General, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1978.

Background

Hartsfield, Paula Kindrick was born on April 12, 1954 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Clarence Mitchell Hartsfield and Hilda N. (Nichols) Kindrick Hartsfield.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1976. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1978.

Career

Supervisor home economics education Missouri Department Elementary & Secondary Education, Jefferson City, 1979—1983, state director home economics education, 1983—1988. Assistant director Nichols Career Center Area Vocational Technology School, 1988—1994. Coordinator A+ schools Jefferson City School District, Missouri, 1997, director planning, schools coordinator, 1997—1998.

Director of curriculum & staff development, 1998—2002. Director planning & assessment, since 2002. Member home economics advisory board Favorite Recipes Press, Nashville, 1983—1988.

Proposal reader and ranker United States Office Consumer Education, Washington, 1981. National board directors Future Homemakers American, 1977—1978, 1986—1988.

Achievements

  • Certified vocational home economics teacher, general science teacher, vocational director Secretary Ozark Empire Fair, Springfield, Missouri, 1977, piano & flute teacher Springfield, 1976, vocational home economics teacher Monett School District, Missouri, 1978, consumer protection paralegal intern Missouri Attorney General, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1978.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Treasurer Capitol Area Chapter March of Dimes, Jefferson City, 1982—1983, executive committee, 1981—1983. Leader Mother's March, 1983—1984. Membership chairperson Capitol Women's Political Caucus, Jefferson City, 1982.

Trustee Caroline B. Ullman Student & Scholarship Fund Missouri Parent-Teachers Association, 1983—1988. Member of Missouri Council of Vocational Administrators (co-chair vocational leadership academy committee 1991-1993), Missouri Vocational Association (state board directors 1983-1988), National Employment Training Association, National Council for Local Administrators, American Vocational Association, American Council Consumer Interests (state membership chairman 1984-1986), National Association Vocational Home Economics Teachers (state legislation contact person 1983-1984), Missouri Home Economics Association (district H. president elect 1984-1985, president 1985-1986, state vice president 1986-1988), Rotary (chairman foundation Jefferson City since 2004), Rotary Club (foundation chair since 2004), Business & Professional Women's Club (1st vice president Jefferson City chapter 1983-1984), Zonta (Jefferson City program committee member 1984-1985, chairman membership committee 1985-1986), Kappa Omicron Phi (workshop leader National Conclave 1980-1986, national vice president program 1984-1986).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, entertaining, travel, reading.

Connections

Married George Thomas Hartsfield, May 1, 1982.

father:
Clarence Mitchell Hartsfield Hartsfield

mother:
Hilda N. (Nichols) Kindrick Hartsfield

spouse:
George Thomas Hartsfield