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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dorothie W. Dorrington, ED.S

1927 - 2005

 
 
Dorothie W. Dorrington, ED.S Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 22, 2022
1. Dorothie W. Dorrington, ED.S Marker
Inscription.  A longtime Atlantic City resident, she came to the City from Darlington, S.C. during the depression. Dorrington overcame a learning disability, and earned both a BS and MS degree from Glassboro State College (Rowan University) and an ED.S from Rowan. During her 50-year career, she served in various teaching capacities and directed federally funded programs. She was a consultant for students with disabilities at Richard Stockton College of NJ and served on the Atlantic City Board of Education for nine years, five as its president. Upon retirement, she established a special achievement award in her name for graduating learning disabled students. Dorrington authored "Handbook for Classroom Teachers of Reading". She was a community leader and activist founding 101 Women Plus, and the Phi Delta Kappa Iota Chapter Dubutante Cotillion. Her awards include: Atlantic City and Atlantic County Hall of Fame, American Mothers Association and 85 other civic and community awards and citations.
 
Erected by City of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
 
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Location. 39° 22.23′ N, 74° 26.327′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of North Doctor Martin Luther King Boulevard and Marmora Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Doctor Martin Luther King Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 N Dr Martin Luther King Blvd, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Lloyd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Lee Caution (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virgie Lee Jordan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tsgt. Harold R. Brown Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elwood G. Davis (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles A. Mills (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilbert "Huff" Royal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Venice Park Honor Roll (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Dorothie W. Dorrington, ED.S Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), January 22, 2022
2. Dorothie W. Dorrington, ED.S Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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