Hector M. Earle was born in Roddickton, Newfoundland/Labrador and completed his secondary education at AC Palmer Collegiate. In 1986, he completed a BA(Ed) degree from Memorial University at St. John’s, NL in upper elementary education. In 1976, he was a teacher/principal at Ridgewood Academy at Stoneville, NL for 24 years. In 1991, he received a Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration from Memorial 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. Hector is a Justice of the Peace/Notary Public for the province of Newfoundland, Department of Justice and he is currently with the Northland School Division as a Special Education Coordinator in Janvier, Alberta.
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. His educational articles have been reprinted in Educational Journals in British Columbia and Manitoba. He has been published in such magazines as The Good Tidings Magazine, The NLTA Bulletin, The Canadian Teacher Magazine and numerous articles for Virtual Christian Magazine. He enjoys sharing his Christian faith with United Church of God readers. He was converted in September 1975 after reading an issue of The Plain Truth magazine and subsequent literature in the mail from the former World Wide Church of God.
He has just recently written a book entitled Death of a Race, a historical fiction novel about the demise of the Beothuck First Nations of Newfoundland and Labrador. His work is intended to be a novel for Junior High Social Studies in the Schools in Canadian schools. The manuscript is currently being published by DRC publishing in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Hector is happily married to his lovely wife, Marilyn and currently resides in Chard, Alberta. They have three beautiful daughters: Elaine, living in Calgary, Alberta; Rhonda, a RCMP officer in Bay Roberts, NL; and Wendy, a grade 12 graduate, currently working in Fort McMurray, Alberta.