Frazier Named Youth Director
Ronald Frazier has been appointed director of the Alexandria Department of Human Services' Office of Youth Services. Frazier will be responsible for developing and implementing activities that address the concerns of city youths.
He also will coordinate youth activities and programs funded by the office, including the "alternative to home-suspension program" and the community service project for youthful offenders.
Frazier has a B.S. in Urban Affairs/Sociology and an M.A. in Urban Studies/Public Administration from the University of Maryland.
Yeldell Gets Principal Post
Theresa Yeldell has been appointed associate principal of T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria. She succeeds Robert Yeager, principal of George Washington Junior High School.
Yeldell will conduct teacher evaluations, schedule classes and chair pupil-study teams at T.C. Williams. She had been house administrator of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, Mass. since 1981, where she helped set up a pilot program that focused on resolving student conflicts as an alternative to suspension.
Last summer, Yeldell participated in the Summer Principals' Institute at Harvard University's School of Education.
Student Members Named
The Alexandria School Board recently appointed LaShawn Green, Melinda Rutherford and Naquita Hodge as student members of the Vocational Education Advisory Committee. It also appointed Edith Conron to the Special Education Advisory Committee.
The advisory committees offer advice and assistance to the School Board through the superintendant or his designee and encourage citizen participation.
Furtaw Elected Vice Governor
Howard L. Furtaw of Madison Street in Alexandria has been elected first vice governor of the National Executive Housekeepers Association's Middle Atlantic District.
The district comprises 12 chapters in Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware and the District. Executive housekeepers are responsible for maintaining the interiors of hotels, hospitals, nursing homes and schools. Furtaw works for the Veterans Administration as a building management specialist. He also was appointed chairman of the education program conducted by the Association for D.C.
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