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Chemistry educator , Educational administrator

Ruby Garrard Woodson, American educational administrator, chemistry educator. Scholar, Amos Lewis, 1948, Research grant, National Science Foundation, 1957, 1963, 1967, 1971.

Background

Woodson, Ruby Garrard was born on June 22, 1931 in Dothan, Alabama, United States. Daughter of David and Ella Mae Garrard (McClendon) Woodson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1951. Master of Arts in Education, American University, 1959.

Career

Teacher chemistry Moton High School, Brooksville, Florida, 1951—1952. Teacher mathematics and science Public School of District of Columbia, 1953—1966. Teacher, chairman department science Western High School, Washington, 1966—1969.

Associate professor chemistry. University Maryland, College Park, 1970—1971. Teacher, chairman science department Wilson High School, Washington, 1969—1973.

Founder, director Cromwell Academy, from 1973. Consultant Office of Education, 1974—1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Some Recent Advances in the Teaching of High School Chemistry, 1979.

Membership

Attendee First Black Political Convention, Gary, Indiana, 1971. Participant Congressional Black Caucus Convention, Washington, 1981—1984. Member of National Education Association, Parents Association Inc.

(president 1977-1985), Black Child Development Association, National Association Secondary School Principals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, theater, swimming.

Connections

Married William Dallas Woodson, December 22, 1956 (divorced May 1970). 1 child William.

father:
David Woodson

mother:
Ella Mae Garrard (McClendon) Woodson

spouse:
William Dallas Woodson

child:
William Woodson