From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Richards, Rosalind H.

(born: 1947) 

Born Rosalind Hurley in Paris, KY, Richards received a Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award in 1996 when she was a 5th grade teacher at Squires Elementary School in Lexington, KY. That same year she was named Elementary Teacher of the Year.

Richards was also a pilot teacher for the Kentucky Department of Education's Mathematics Portfolio Research and Development Project: she developed a new instructional model for the state's mathematics instruction and assessment portfolio. In 1997, Richards was named Kentucky Teacher of the Year and was one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year.

For more see Rosalind Richards on the Milken Family Foundation website; and Kentucky Women, by E. Potter.

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