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Middle school educator

Yvonne Divans Hutchinson, American middle school educator. Recipient Excellence in Teaching award Shell Oil and National Council Negro Women, 1993, Outstanding Teacher award National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Los Angeles, 1990; independent study in humanities grantee National Endowment for Humanities/Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1992.

Background

Hutchinson, Yvonne Divans was born on April 5, 1943 in Little Rock. Daughter of Boyce Davis and Emola (Knox) Vaughn.

Education

Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1965. Master of Arts, University Redlands, 1978.

Career

Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, since 1966; mentor teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, since 1980. Consultant teacher training Los Angeles Unified School District, since 1980. Consultant SAT Preparatory Svc., Los Angeles, since 1987, California State Department Education, Sacramento, 1989-1994.

Membership

Fellow University of California at Los Angeles California Writing Project (consultant since 1978). Member National Council Teachers of English, United Teachers Los Angeles, California Association Teachers of English (Excellence in Classroom Teaching award 1994), African American Literature Club (president since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, collecting art, gourmet cooking, travel, shopping.

Connections

Married Earl Ofari Hutchinson, June 2, 1968 (divorced June 1988). Children: Sikivu, Fanon.

father:
Boyce Davis Vaughn

mother:
Emola (Knox) Vaughn

spouse:
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

children:
Fanon Hutchinson

Sikivu Hutchinson