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Rita Louise Fitzgerald, American author, former educator. Certified in hospital ministry training, reading specialist Massachusetts, certified in elementary education lifetime teaching credentials California.

Background

Fitzgerald, Rita Louise was born on February 8, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Joseph Patrick and Agnes (Coyne) Howley.

Education

Graduate, Boston Teachers College, 1947. Postgraduate, San Jose State University, 1967—1968. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1971—1974.

Postgraduate, University California, Santa Clara, 1972. Postgraduate, Hayward State University, 1974. Postgraduate, St. Mary's of Notre Dame, Belmont, California, 1975.

Career

Teacher Boston Public Schools, 1947—1956, Richmond Unified School District, California, 1956—1976. Retired, 1976; west coast representative Louise Downey McNamara and Associates, Quincy, Massachusetts, from 1979. Associate author education division World Almanac, Cleveland, from 1980.

Tutor, educational consultant, scholarship advisor, public speaker, reading associate Marlborough School, London, 1975—1976. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946.

Achievements

  • Certified in hospital ministry training, reading specialist Massachusetts, certified in elementary education lifetime teaching credentials California.

Membership

Active Mount Diablo Hospital Volumes Association, Mount Diablo Hospital Foundation Association, Roundtree Homeowners Association, Concord High School Boosters Club. Member of American Association of University Women, National Education Association (life), International Platform Association, International Association Childhood Education, University California Alumnae Association, Boston Teachers College Alumnae Association, Fairmede Teachers Association, California Teachers Association (life).

Connections

Married John Gerald Fitzgerald, August 9, 1947 (deceased). Children: John Joseph, Robert Vincent.

father:
Joseph Patrick Howley

mother:
Agnes (Coyne) Howley

spouse:
John Gerald Fitzgerald

children:
John Joseph Fitzgerald

Robert Vincent Fitzgerald