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educator , Librarian

Rebecca Rice Burleigh, American librarian, educator. Certified teacher media, French, gifted and talented, Arkansas. Grantee National Defense Education Act, 1968. Board directors Heckatoo Heritage Foundation, Pine Bluff, president 1986-1989. Member National Education Association, Arkansas Education Association, Arkansas Library. Association, Arkansans for Gifted/Talented Education, History Preservation Alliance Arkansas.

Background

Burleigh, Rebecca Rice was born on January 24, 1947 in Little Rock. Daughter of Glenn and Annabel Lucille (Hess) Rice.

Education

Bachelor, College William and Mary, 1968. Master of Library Science, Emory University, 1972. Certified, New York School Interior Design, 1981.

Career

Teacher French Southampton County Schools, Courtland, Virginia, 1969-1970. Library reference Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Public Library., 1973-1974. Manager Sissy's Cabin Antiques, Pine Bluff, 1974-1976.

Library acquisitions University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1977-1978. Owner Burleigh House Antiques & Interior Decorating, Pine Bluff, 1982-1989. Library, teacher Altheimer (Arkansas) School District, 1990-1996.

Library Pine Bluff (Arkansas) School District, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher media, French, gifted and talented, Arkansas.

Membership

Board directors Heckatoo Heritage Foundation, Pine Bluff, president 1986-1989. Member National Education Association, Arkansas Education Association, Arkansas Library. Association, Arkansans for Gifted/Talented Education, History Preservation Alliance Arkansas.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Flower gardening, antique collecting, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Joseph Gaynor Burleigh, October 12, 1977 (divorced April 1995). 1 child, Glenn Tate.

father:
Glenn Rice

mother:
Annabel Lucille (Hess) Rice

spouse:
Joseph Gaynor Burleigh

child:
Glenn Tate Burleigh