Jean Person Williams

Jean Williams

Title: Doctor
Company: Florida Department of Education
Location: Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Dr. Jean Person Williams, Doctor at the Florida Department of Education, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in educational development.

Having accrued more than 30 years of inimitable experience in science and education, Dr. Williams notably served as a doctor for the Florida Department of Education for 25 years. Following many years of teaching, Dr. Williams was honored to help in contributing to the development of learning curriculum and material modification on a larger scale. She commenced her career as a high school science teacher with the Wakulla County Schools in 1970 and later joined the Health and Rehabilitation Services as a disability examiner from 1973 to 1975. Dr. Williams joined the Florida Department of Education in 1975 as a planning specialist and went on to serve in various other roles such as an educational consultant, equal employment opportunity consultant, and staff development director. From 1995 to 2005, Dr. Williams had also worked in staff training for the Leon Co. Board of Commissioners.

Dr. Williams received a Bachelor of Science in biology in 1968 and a Master of Education in guidance in 1972, both from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. She went on to earn a PhD in counseling psychology from Florida State University in 1992. Looking back on her impressive career trajectory, Dr. Williams took great pride in teaching biology and watching the “lightbulb” go off in her students’ heads when they comprehended a difficult unit of study and working with ESL students. Devoted to her faith, Dr. Williams takes time to be a trainer and curriculum developer for the Tallahassee Christian College and Training Center. Further, she is the author of, “Parental Involvement in Math and Science,” in addition to various curricula in Christian education. She is a life member of the NAACP and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., as well as a founding member of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. To attest to her legacy, Dr. Williams can also be found in the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.

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