Winifred Smith Eure is currently employed in the Newark school system as a Resource Teacher. Her education includes a B.A. Degree in Sociology from Douglass College (Rutgers the State University) New Brunswick, NJ and a Teaching Cer4ficate and Masters Degree in Special Education from Kean University, Union, NJ. Added to this are 22 years of teaching experience, all of which she acknowledges as having been challenging and rewarding.
Winifred was born in Rahway, New Jersey, the only daughter of four children born to the late Turman and Louise Smith. She grew up in Roselle, NJ where she received her elementary school education at Lincoln School (now Charles C. Polk School) and her high school education at Abraham Clark High School Having worked several years as a teacher in Newark, she met and married Clarence L. Eure. That marriage ended in 2005 when her husband was deceased. Because of that union, she is eternally grateful for two fine stepsons, a wonderful daughter-in-law, and a beautiful granddaughter who she loves dearly. Ms. Eure has one surviving brother, a host of relatives, and a few cherished friends with whom she fries to keep contact In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, attending plays, and occasionally dining out Her home in Maplewood, NJ (nearly 14 years) is her comfort zone.
Winifred shares that f it had not been for a former high school English Teacher she might not be an author today. This teacher encouraged her to write and to save her writings in a notebook, having discovered her potential Winifred Smith Eure wants young people to know how important it is to tune into the Source, the Creator, and find out what their gifts and purpose are and finally, to be true to that calling.