As a dedicated education professional, Dr. Barbara Lee Branch has been most grateful to earn distinction as an expert in gifted education.
LINCOLN, CA, May 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Barbara Lee Branch with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Barbara Lee Branch celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Though she originally aspired to become a counselor, Dr. Branch pivoted toward teaching, having been drawn toward the field while striving to qualify for the former position. In the course of her academic efforts, she proceeded to receive a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts from the University of California Davis, and a Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California. Eminently qualified in her field, Dr. Branch is likewise certified in administrative services and computer science.
Dr. Branch's father was an officer in the Air Force, and received a doctoral degree in education while serving in the military. Her mother, sister and grandmother all distinguished themselves as teachers as well. Throughout her career, Dr. Branch has served in numerous teaching and administrative positions in California schools. She previously served as the executive director of the California Association for the Gifted, and presently works as an educational consultant.
As a dedicated education professional, Dr. Branch has been most grateful to earn distinction as an expert in gifted education. She was also proud to continue her career as an elementary school principal, which afforded her the opportunity to become familiar with all of her students, while also serving to inspire her fellow teachers. For her efforts in education, Dr. Branch was named as the Teacher of the Year by the Sacramento City Unified School District and received the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who.
To remain aware of developments affecting her field, Dr. Branch maintained her affiliation with the Northern California Mathematics Project, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the School Curriculum Development Association, California School Administrators, California Teachers Association and the Mathematics Alliance for Access and Equity. She also previously attended Princeton University as a Woodrow Wilson fellow. In her spare time outside of work, Dr. Branch enjoys such diversions as bicycling, swimming, genealogy and Neighborhood Watch.
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