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Educator Hall of Fame Nominations Due by October 31

Nominations are now being accepted by the African American Education Archives and History Program (AAEAHP) for its recognition of educators into its Hall of Fame. Since 2004, 166 individuals have been inducted in recognition of their outstanding contributions to education and to African American students in Dallas County.

October 31, 2022 is the deadline to submit a nomination for the Class of 2022 via U.S. Mail or online at The AAEAHP Hall of Fame honors Black educators, alive or deceased, who made significant contributions to Dallas County education for African Americans. The Class of 2022 will join previous honorees including Dr. Emmett Conrad, Kathlyn Gilliam, Yvonne A. Ewell, Sam Tasby, Dr. Marvin E. Edwards, Curtistene Smith McCowan, Pastor Zan Wesley Holmes Jr., Rev. C.B.T. Smith and Thomas G. Jones.

For more information, call Dr. Alfred L. Roberts, Sr. 214.478.7228, or Ms. Gwendolyn Brantley at  972.298.6980.

The African American Education Archives and History Program is celebrating its 20th year anniversary this year. The program began in 2002 to create a repository of artifacts, documents and visual images to chronicle African American education in Dallas County.

Each year, the African American Education Archives and History Program honors outstanding retired educators and those who have made outstanding contributions in the field of education. Individuals and organizations submit nominations to advocate for the worthiness of these individuals for this coveted award.

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