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Fairy C. Hayes-Scott, Ph.D. 



  • B.A. in English from the University of Michigan

  • Studied at the University of Sheffield, England, taking Education courses and performing student teaching responsibility; also, performed student teaching in Ann Arbor, MI

  • M.A. in English-Education from the University of Michigan

  • Ph.D. in Education (Curriculum and Instruction) from the University of Michigan, doctoral work focusing on teaching English Composition to Deaf College Students

Professional Background:

  • Supervisor of Student Teachers

  • High School English Teacher

  • College English Teacher (for over forty years)

  • Owner/Publisher of Two Publishing Companies (for over twenty-six years)—Robbie Dean Press, L.L.C. and

  • Editor and/or Contributor to Three Books

  • Author of Five Books, the two most recent: 17th edition of Bare Essentials: A Handbook for Beginner Writers and Bare Essentials Bits—The Book: Helping You Solve the Puzzles of Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Choice

  • Blogger

  • Exhibitor at several professional conferences, i e., BookExpo and Conference on College Composition and Communication, and Conferences of the National Council of Teachers of English

  • Presenter at several professional conferences, ie., Conference on Composition and Communication and Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English

  • Motivational Speaker

Four of the Most Treasured Professional/ Service Recognitions:

  • Elite Member of The Global Society of Empowered Women

  • College Classroom (on the campus of Mott Community College [Flint, MI]) named after Dr. Hayes-Scott

  • Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., an International Public Service Sorority 

  • Received the 2018 Influential Woman of the Year Award from the Mott Community College branch of the American Association for Women of Community Colleges

Personal Background:

  • Passionately in Love with Teaching

  • Passionately in Love with Writing

  • Passionately in Love with Supporting Female Entrepreneurs and Those Needing Support with Language Use

  • Most definitely, Passionately in Love with Life!

In the Winter of 2015, DR C became a blogger. Her blogs have detailed her experiences of teaching and coaching writers. The results, within sixteen weeks, yielded the publication, Community College Students' Literary Collage, a compilation of children’s and adult short stories, poems, and short plays. DR C continues to blog.

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