The teacher Virginia Randolph died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Remembered for her tremendous contributions to the field of vocational training, this pioneering African-American educator and America’s first “Jeanes [Foundation] Supervising Industrial Teacher” founded the Virginia Randolph Education Center.
After graduating from the Richmond Normal School, she taught briefly in Goochland County, Virginia, before establishing the Mountain Road School in Henrico County.
In 1908, she instituted the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Arbor Day Program by planting a dozen sycamore trees with her students.