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Dr. Lucy Bayles
Early Literacy Program Director
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Early Literacy Program Director: Dr. Lucy Jackson Bayles
Dr. Lucy Jackson Bayles joined the Teton Literacy Center in mid-December as the Early Literacy Program Director.
She brings a wide background of experiences working with people from across the life span as well as around the globe.
Click here to read more about Lucy's fascinating travels and varied experience.
When she completed her undergraduate degree from Miami University (Ohio), she was a traveling educator with the Peace Corps for four years on the Island of Borneo in Sarawak, East Malaysia.
Her main mode of travel during that time was by dug out canoe!
When she returned to the US she lived on a farm in Indiana helping to raise her three young children, chickens, and corn ~ she quipped.
Lucy continued her graduate education at Ball State University where she has a doctoral degree in Early Childhood Education.
During her career she taught for a decade at Clemson University in SC, at West Virginia University, and recently retired from the University of Alaska.
During her tenure at those universities she was able to create programs and teach in Ghana, W. Africa, Indonesia, Scotland, and China.
Early Literacy Director - Dr. Lucy Bayles; email@example.com
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Lucy Jackson Bayles, Ed.D., Heart to Heart - Connecting Through Stories..
...Lucy Jackson Bayles
, Ed.D., (Clemson, SC) is a consultant in the areas of parenting, family relations, family stress, and diversity.She
holds a Master's degree and a doctorate in Early Childhood Education from Ball State University.She
is a former faculty member of the University of Missouri, Clemson University, and West Virginia University.In both South Carolina and West Virginia she
served as the state family life specialist with the Cooperative Extension Service.She
is also a past President of South Carolina Council of Family Relations.In addition to her
consulting work, she
is currently an adjunct faculty member for the Department of Educational Foundations at Clemson University, Clemson, SC.
In 1995 she
represented West Virginia University at the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing, China.Other international research with families includes extensive time living and working in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Ghana, West Africa.
Providing research based educational materials and creative storytelling continue to be features of Dr. Jackson Bayles work.She
has co-authored a four- volume Clemson University parenting series, Parenting Renewal and Stress, Health and Coping : A Resource Guide.Her
mail out series of lessons to reach rural families in South Carolina, Stress of Our Lives has been utilized nationally.
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Lucy Jackson Bayles, Ed.D. is the Home Economist for the Yukon-Kuskokwim District Cooperative Extension Service UAF-Kuskokwim Campus.
In other Teton Literacy Center news, ...
In other Teton Literacy Center news, Lucy Jackson Bayles joined the organization in mid-December as director of the early literacy program.
She brings a vast background of experience, having worked with people of all ages around the globe.
After Lucy received her undergraduate degree from Miami (Ohio) University, she was a traveling educator with the Peace Corps for four years in Sarawak, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, where her main mode of travel was dugout canoe.
When she returned to the U.S., she lived on a farm in Indiana, raising her three young children, chickens and corn while continuing her graduate education at Ball State University, from which she received a doctoral degree in early childhood education.
She taught for a decade at Clemson University in South Carolina.
She also taught at West Virginia University and is recently retired from the University of Alaska.
tenure at these universities, she
was able to create programs and teach in Ghana, West Africa, Indonesia, Scotland and China.
five years at the University of Alaska
late husband, Dr. Allen Bayles, lived in a remote area 400 miles from the nearest road system, working with Yup'ik Eskimo people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
found her way to Teton County to be near her youngest daughter, Mandy Dornan, and her daughter's young family.