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Hector Earle

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203 main Street
Stoneville, NL
A0G 4C0
Tel: 709 671 4506
Cell: 780 838 5087

Hector M. Earle was born in Roddickton, Newfoundland/Labrador and completed his secondary education at AC Palmer Collegiate. He attended Memorial University for three years before accepting a teaching position in a School in Stoneville, NL, (Ridgewood Academy) where he spent twenty-four years as a teaching principal in that community.

In 1986, he completed a BA (Ed) degree from Memorial University in education while continuing to teach at Ridgewood Academy at Stoneville. In 1991, he received a Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration from MUN and a subsequent Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership in 1997. His thesis, School Based Decision Making, is in the education archived section of the research department at Memorial University Queen Elizabeth Library, in St. John's, NL.

When Ridgewood Academy closed in 2000, Hector was reassigned to The Lewisporte Middle School in Lewisporte where he taught for one year before accepting a term vice-principal's position at Riverwood Academy (K-12) at Wings's Point, NL. After a brief one-year principal's position at Newville Elementary in Newville he returned to Riverwood Academy as a grade 7 teacher for four more years until his retirement from Newfoundland schools in June of 2006. From 2009-2011, Hector spent two years teaching in Alberta before returning home to start his writing career.

Hector is also a Justice of the Peace/Notary Public for the province of Newfoundland, Department of Justice. He serves the Gander area in this department. Hector is happily married to his lovely wife, Marilyn. They have three daughters.

Writing has been a part of Hector Earle's life over the years and he has written numerous articles in many educational journals and Christian magazines across Canada and the United States. He has been published in such magazines as The Canadian Gideon Magazine, The Good Tidings Magazine, The NLTA Bulletin and The Canadian Teacher Magazine as well as Virtual Christian Magazine (an US online Christian Journal). His articles have also been reprinted in Educational Journals in British Columbia and Manitoba. He continues to write as a contributing writer with The Canadian Teacher Magazine and is presently working on a second novel.

Publications: Death of A Race, A Newfoundland Tragedy Like No Other
"A fictional story about the demise of the Beothuck Indians that grew out of the early history of the island of Newfoundland. Written with compassion from the point of view of one Beothuck family and their struggle to survive against all odds. A book you won't soon forget."
Death of A Race, A Newfoundland Tragedy Like No Other was published by DRC Publishing, St. John's NL, in July, 2011, and is available at bookstores all across the province or online at www.drcpublishingnl.com or www.shopdownhome.com.

Works in Progress: Currently working on Sequel to Death of a Race.