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Gary William Swalley

Gary William Swalley, history educator. Member National Council Social Studies, Edwardsville Education Association, Rotary Fellowship Group Study Exchange.

Background

  • Swalley, Gary William was born on November 22, 1951. Son of William Carter and Janiece Lucille (Roustio) Swalley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1974.

    Career

    • Teaching intern Edwardsville (Illinois) School District, 1976. Substitute teacher Edwardsville Junior High School, 1977. Teacher English, social studies junior high school, since 1977.

      Consultant IlI. State Board Education, 1998. Board directors National Social Studies Council.

    Politics

    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Membership

    Member National Council Social Studies, Edwardsville Education Association, Rotary Fellowship Group Study Exchange.

    Connections

    • father: William Carter Swalley
    • mother: Janiece Lucille (Roustio) Swalley
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    Born November 22, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1974
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1976
      Teaching intern, Edwardsville (Illinois) School District
    • 1977
      substitute teacher, Edwardsville Junior High School
    • 1977
      teacher, English