Title: Retired Elementary Educator
Location: Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Mayme Weaver Hodges has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in elementary education.
A lifelong learner who believes that a good education can set the foundation for success for every student, Mrs. Hodges celebrates a career that was marked by many personal and professional achievements. Now retired, she concluded her career in 1989 as an elementary school teacher for Pinellas County Schools in Clearwater, Florida. She taught there for 34 years in total, having previously found success as a teacher for Broward County Schools in Pompano, Florida. Inspired by her own academic journey, Mrs. Hodges is proud to hold a Bachelor of Science in education from Hampton University and a Master of Education from Stetson University. In her retirement, Mrs. Hodges continues in her involvement in the academic field through her work with the North Pinellas Retired Educators, for which she previously served as co-president, president and director of district six.
In addition to her work as an educator, Mrs. Hodges is known for her volunteer and civic involvement in local initiatives. For many years, she was involved with the Hunter Blood Center in Clearwater, Florida, as a member of its board of directors and as its region IV director. She was an interim city commissioner of the City of Clearwater for one year, past chairman of the Neighborhood Affordable Housing Board, and nominating commissioner for the 6th Judicial Court. She was also a member of the board of directors for the Long Center. In recognition of her civic impact, she earned a Community Service Award from the Small Business Administration, a Liberty Bell Award from the Clearwater Bar Association, and the title of “Ms. Clearwater,” by the Greater Clearwater Chamber of Commerce. Looking ahead to the future, Mrs. Hodges intends to continue enjoying her well-deserved retirement while seeking new passion projects in her community.
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