Female Executive of the Year

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Teresa J. Hagy

Industry: Education
Born: November 1, 1950, Bristol, Tennessee
Current Organization: Bristol, Virginia School System (Retired)
Type of Organization: School
Major Product: Elementary education services
Area of Distribution: Virginia
Expertise: Elementary school education
University/Degree: B.A., Elementary Education, Virginia Intermont College, 1972; M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1976
Title: Elementary School Teacher
Work History: St. Anne's Demonstration School, 1972-75; Washington Lee Elementary School, 1975-2016
Honors & Awards: Outstanding Elementary School Teacher of America, 1975; Reading Teacher of the Year, Southwest Virginia Reading Council, 1994; Who's Who of American Women, 1991; Who's Who in American Education, 1992; Madison Who's Who, 2006; Premier Who's Who, 2007; Marquis Who's Who, 1991; Strathmore's Who's Who, 2000; Strathmore's Who's Who Professional of the Year, 2009; Cambridge Who's Who, 2007; Delta Kappa Gamma - Honoring Our Own, 1990; Remington Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2011; Premiere Professional of the Year, 2010-11; Cambridge Who's Who Distinguished Professional in Education, 2010-11; Premiere Who's Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2010-11; Strathmore's Who's Who Top 10 in Education, 2010; Featured on Ashford Publishing Radio Show
Affiliations: Delta Kappa Gamma, Chair of Music & Remembrance Committee, 2010; Virginia Education Association; Virginia State Reading Association; International Reading Association; National Trust for Historic Preservation; 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade Sunday School Teacher, Librarian, Choir member, Children's Choir Director, Song Leader, Central Christian Church; Vice President, Christian Women's Fellowship, 2016; Member, Ladies' Circle Bible Study Leader
Career Accomplishments: Helped develop curriculum tests for school system; Has conducted workshops on teaching techniques; Has lectured on education topics; Went into public school system in 1975, taught 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades; Had 3 years of private school as Clinical Instructor of Education which gave her a confident, successful start to her career; Her mentor was Dr. Richard W. Van Deren (deceased)
Hobbies & Sports: Playing the piano, singing, walking, reading, flower gardening, charity volunteer work, Reading Buddy Program, after school Bible Club in the Projects Housing, crossword puzzles
Email: thagy@820gmail.com