Lee Welcomes Price To HDCOE

Friday, February 1, 2013 - by Tyler Beckett, Lee University
Dr. Delia Price
Dr. Delia Price

This spring, Lee University welcomed Dr. Delia Price, the most recent addition to the faculty of the Helen DeVos College of Education. 

Dr. Price, an assistant professor of education, came to Lee as a part-time faculty member in 2009 teaching in Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education.

Prior to Lee, Dr. Price worked in the Hamilton County public school system for 25 years, serving as a middle school teacher and, later, a principal at the Tyner Middle Academy.

Dr. Price earned her doctorate and master’s in education from Trevecca Nazarene University and her bachelor’s from Tennessee Temple University.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Price is the leader of Seeking Hearts and Quilting Hands, a Bible Study that quilts for liturgical seasons and a battered women’s facility. Her quilting skills are also put to use as a teacher at Chattanooga Quilts in Ooltewah.

Dr. Price serves as a board member for Hatch’s House of Hope, a pediatric cancer family support center, and is a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Chattanooga.


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