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William Earl Sargent

freelance author , language educator

William Earl Sargent, American language educator, freelance author.


Sargent, William Earl was born on August 2, 1919 in Baltimore. Son of Edward Brown and Lucy Edna (Simms) Sargent.


Graduate Baltimore Poly. Graduate Virginia Poly.


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  • b. Baltimore, August 2, 1919. Son of Edward Brown and Lucy Edna (Simms) S. Graduate Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.

    Bachelor of Arts History, American University, 1953, Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, 1963. Postgraduate Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, since 1976. Director, Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Alexandria, Virginia, 1960-1963.

    Elementary classroom teacher, Arlington County, Virginia, 1954-1960, 67-70, 77-78, teacher seminar for gifted elementary students, 1963-1967, school social worker, 1970-1972, child development consultant, 1972-1976, elementary science teacher, 1976-1977, teacher English as 2d language, 1978-1979. Team leader, assistant to director Arlington-Trinity Teacher Corps Project in Bilingual and Multicultural Education, 1979, teacher English as 2d Language, since 1980, Dial-a-Teacher, since 1984. Free lance writer since 1981.

    Volunteer Spanish Speaking Committee Virginia.


Member Greenbelt Consumer Services Inc., since 1979. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1946. Fellow American Orthopsychiat.

Association; member American Association Counseling and Development, American School Counselors Association, United Teaching Profession, Association for Teacher Education, Irish American Cultural Institute, Clan Fraser Society N. American, Clan Stewart Society in American, Sim(ms)s Society (founder, chairman), Scottish Heritage United States of America, Wicomico County History Society, Furnace Town Foundation, Maryland History Society, Friends of St. Andrews University, Scotland International Platform Association Unitarian. Clubs: Conradh na Gaeilge (Washington).


Edward Brown Sargent

Lucy Edna (Simms) Sargent