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educator , art educator

Rita Marie DeWitt, American art educator, educator. Certified teacher, Missouri. Elder Crane Presbyterian Church, since 1972. Member Missouri State Teachers Association, Springfeild Fiber Artists (newsletter editor since 1992), Southwest District Art Teachers (treasurer since 1991), 4-State Fiber Guild, Crane Teachers Association.

Background

DeWitt, Rita Marie was born on December 31, 1943 in Whittier, California, United States. Daughter of Walter Edward and Thelma Marie (Wilson) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Missouri State University, 1964. Master in Secondary Education, Drury College, 1992.

Career

Home economic teacher Bourbon (Missouri) High School, 1966. Art and home economic teacher Marionville (Missouri) Junior High and High School, 1969-1971. Art teacher Crane (Missouri) School, since 1974.

Demonstrator Arts Fest, Springfield, Missouri, since 1990, Ozark Empire Fair, Springfield, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Missouri.

Membership

Elder Crane Presbyterian Church, since 1972. Member Missouri State Teachers Association, Springfeild Fiber Artists (newsletter editor since 1992), Southwest District Art Teachers (treasurer since 1991), 4-State Fiber Guild, Crane Teachers Association.

Connections

Married Stanford P. DeWitt, December 23, 1965 (divorced March 1995). Children: Daren, Maria.

father:
Walter Edward Taylor

mother:
Thelma Marie (Wilson) Taylor

spouse:
Stanford P. DeWitt

children:
Maria DeWitt

Daren DeWitt