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ERIC Number: EJ877763
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1849
Marion McGregor Lee Loy
Rossi, Joe
Educational Perspectives, v40 n2 p24-28 2007
This article presents an interview with Marion Frances Kaleleonalani McGregor Lee Loy who served as a teacher in the Hawai'i Department of Education from 1935 to 1974. Marion McGregor Lee Loy was born in 1911 in Honolulu. She attended Central Grammar and Lincoln Grammar schools before entering Kamehameha School for Girls in the ninth grade. Lee Loy graduated from Kamehameha in 1929 and enrolled in the University of Hawai'i, where she received her fifth-year teaching certificate in 1934. Her first teaching job was at Huelo, Maui. Later, Lee Loy taught at Hawai'i island schools in Kohala, Honoka'a, and Hilo. In 1951 she returned to Honolulu, where she taught at Ali'iolani, Ka'ahumanu, and Kapalama elementary schools. She spent the last fourteen years of her career at Farrington High School before retiring in 1974. In this interview, Lee Loy narrates her life experiences and focuses on her childhood, education, professional career and the events that shaped her life. Lee Loy also shares the reason of her retirement in 1974. (Contains 5 endnotes. This article was edited by Cynthia Oshiro.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii