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Reading educator

Verna Polk Curtis, American reading educator. Recipient fellowship. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Jackson Area Reading, Ireland Republican Army, MSCD, Mississippi Reading Association.

Background

Curtis, Verna Polk was born on March 20, 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of William Grady Polk and Mary Ann Gray.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, Jackson State University, 1962. Master of Education, Boston University, 1968. Educational Specialist, Jackson State University, 1987.

Postgraduate, Cornell University. Doctor of Education, Jackson State University, 1991.

Career

Reading specialist/reading facilitator Jackson Public Schools, teacher. Reading instructor Jackson State University. Instructor, adjunct professor education, advisor for second chance careers program Tougaloo College.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Jackson Area Reading, Ireland Republican Army, MSCD, Mississippi Reading Association.

Connections

Married Edward L. Curtis, April 12, 1968. 1 child, Vera.

father:
William Grady Polk

mother:
Mary Ann Gray

spouse:
Edward L. Curtis

child:
Vera Curtis