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130 Betty Jean Arnett Ward

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October 4, 1917 - November 10, 2012


 



 

Betty Ward

Personal Data

Born:  October 4, 1917, Clarinda, Page Co., IA

Parents:  Lewis Arnett and Carrie Belle Oldham

Married: David L. Ward, April 1945

Died: November 10, 2012, Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD

 

Betty Ward's career in adult and continuing education began as Adjunct Lecturer in the Adult Education Program at Howard University in Washington, D.C. From 1956-1986, she served as Adult Education Research Assistant/Manpower Development Specialist and Deputy Director of the African-American Affairs Staff at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare/The U.S. Office of Education.

 

Education

BS Commerce, University of Iowa,

MA University of Iowa

 

Employment

 

Department of Education

 

1986, she has served as International Education Policy Specialist with the U.S. Department of Education's International and Territorial Services Staff and has attended the Third World Conference on Adult Education in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the Consultant Conference on University Adult Education in Accra, Ghana, the International Federation of University Women's Conference in Tokyo, Japan and Stirling, Scotland, and the UN's Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.  

 

 

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma, Commerce Honorary Society

1996 U.S. Department of Education Award for 49 years of Dedicated Public Service to the people of the United States. 

 

 

Membership-Professional Organizations

1975-1976 President of the Adult Education Association of the USA 

President, American Association of University Women, Washington, DC

 

Publications

 

 

Professional Interest Areas

 

 

Major Contributions to Adult Education

 

 

Additional Resources

Articles

 

Photo Gallery

 

Video/Audio

 

Presentations

 

Books

 

Interesting Facts

Worked for Department of Education for 68 years 

 


References

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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