Company: Alamance County
Location: Mebane, NC
MEBANE, North Carolina | October 26, 2010 | Ann Vaughan, County Commissioner for Alamance County, has been recognized by Elite American Educators for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in education.
As county commissioner for Alamance County, Ms. Vaughan specialized in politics and teaching. She set policies, handled budgeting and assisted in determining where funds are allocated. After majoring in psychology, she began teaching at a pre-school in Hawaii, then moved to North Carolina where she taught at a grammar and middle school. She moved on to teach high school psychology, sociology, economics and politics. She attributes her success to her determination, listening skills and honesty.
Ms. Vaughan received her Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology from Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William and Mary in 1961. She has been honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina’s highest civilian award and has appeared in ‘Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers’ five times. She is a member of the National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers, Alamance Citizens for Education, Criminal Justice Partnership Advisory Board, Insurance Committee, Planning Committee for Services to the Elderly, a member of the Personnel Committee, and a member of the Department of Social Services (DSS) Board. She intends to remain active in the community after she retires.
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