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Yewell Reynolds Thompson

educator

Yewell Reynolds Thompson, American educator.

Background

Thompson, Yewell Reynolds was born on November 26, 1912 in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, United States. Son of Francis G. and Lula (Donahue) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Millsaps College, 1948. Master of Arts, George Peabody College Teachers, 1949. Doctor of Education, U. Florida, 1954.

Career

Elementary classroom teacher, Copiah and Yazoo Counties, Mississippi, 1934-1942, 46-47. Principal Georgia Teachers College Laboratory School, 1949-1951.

Elementary school supervisor Brevard County, Florida, 1953-1955. Chairman programs in elementary and early childhood education College Education, U. Alabama, University, 1955-1975, head area curriculum and instruction, 1975-1979.

Works

  • Contributor articles to bulletins, chapters in books.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Alabama, National education associations, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Department Elementary School Prins., Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Phi Kappa. Member Christian Church.

Connections

Married Alice E. Jenkins, June 29, 1936.

father:
Francis G. Thompson

mother:
Lula (Donahue) Thompson

spouse:
Alice E. Jenkins