Harriet Corean Ward

Class of 2021

Harriet Corean Ward (Class of 2021) is a member of Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Brentwood-Kingston, New Hampshire, where she has been chair of trustees, search committee chaplain, choir member, celebration planner, bathroom cleaner, and baker of Communion bread. Professionally, Harriet has focused on the educational aspects of vision loss, especially in young children. Harriet also provided technical support to teachers/programs in underserved areas of the country and the world, She is mentor to graduate students in the UMASS Program for Vision Studies and has worked in research, curriculum development and grant writing teams. In her “retirement” she continues teaching young Braille readers in a New Hampshire public school. Harriet is grandmother of two busy children who are growing up in the UCC. She hopes to leave them memories of cats, gardening, quilting, singing and cooking.