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EDUCATION
1971 – High School Diploma  Handley High School, Roanoke, Alabama
1973 – Associate in Science Degree Southern Union State Community College Wadley, Alabama
1980 – Bachelor of Science Degree in Education Auburn University, Alabama
1986 – Master Of Education Degree, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
1993 – Associate in Applied Science in Funeral Service,  Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service  Decatur, Georgia
2009 – Wealthy Affiliate University  Online School Of Marketing

EXPERIENCE

(1969 – 2006)  Co-Owner, Director, Supervising Director and Facilities Manager For Family Owned and Operated Mortuary
Clark Memorial Funeral Services   (Formerly Clark Funeral Home)   Roanoke, Alabama
(2005 – 2009)  (Founder & Publisher)  The People’s Voice    African American Weekly Newspaper Publication
(2001- 2006)    Educator In Private Sector  Twin Cedars Youth Services, Inc., LaGrange, Georgia
(1985 -1992)  Public School Teacher  LaGrange Public Schools,  LaGrange, Georgia
(1980 – 1985)  Patient Activities Consultant   Roanoke Health Care Center, Roanoke, Alabama
(1980 – 1983)   Public School Teacher   Hogansville City Schools, Hogansville, Georgia
(1975 – 1977)  House Parent For Transitional Home  Partlow State School and Hospital for the Mentally Retarted  Tuscaloosa, Alabama
(1974 – 1975)  Sales Clerk   Sears Roebuck and Company   Villiage Mall, Auburn, Alabama
(1974 – 1975)  Laboratory Assistant  West Georgia Medical Center, LaGrange, Georgia
(1972 – 1973)   Weave Hand   West Point Pepperell Lanett Mills   Lanett, Alabama


CREDENTIALS

Education Credentials ….
Holds Associate in Science Degree from Southern Union State Community College
Holds Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education from Auburn University
Post Graduate Study Completed at State University of West Georgia (Formerly West Georgia College)

Georgia T-5 Educator Certification With The Following Endorsements:

  • READING ENDORSEMENT (ECE);
  • SP ED BEHAVIOR DISORDERS (P-12);
  • SP ED GENERAL CURRICULUM (P-12) Consultative
  • SP ED LEARNING DISABILITIES (P-12) CONSULTATIVE; SP ED LANGUAGE ARTS COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8);
  • SP ED MATH COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8);
  • SP ED READING COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5);
  • SP ED SCIENCE COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8);
  • SP ED SOCIAL SCIENCE COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8)

Funeral Service Credentials . . .

  • Alabama Licensed Embalmer Since 1993
  • Embalming Clinical Practice Completed at Sellers Brothers Funeral Home, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1993 Honor Graduate of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service
  • Member of Pi Sigma Eta National Mortician’s Fraternity
  • Holds The Associate In Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service
  • National Board Certified Mortician
  • Successfully Passed the Alabama State Law Examination for Embalmers in 1993