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Ernest George Cole

Ernest George Cole, American human services executive, consultant. Certified school administrator, principal, supervisor, teacher of special education and vocational education, handicapped, industrial arts, skilled trades, New Jersey. Recipient Excellence in Education Communications award National Association State Education Department Information Officers, 1984.

Background

  • Cole, Ernest George was born on December 29, 1940 in Newark. Son of George William Junior and Grace Naomi (Raymond) Cole.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Montclair State College, 1972. Master of Education, William Paterson College, 1978. Doctor of Education, Rutgers University, 1984.

    Career

    • Special education, vocational teacher Caldwell-West Caldwell (New Jersey) Board Education, 1972-1975, Morris County Vocational School, Denville, New Jersey, 1975-1976. Coordinator vocational programs for the handicapped Roselle (New Jersey) Board Education, 1976-1980. Supervisor vocational services for the disadvantaged New Jersey State Department of Education, Trenton, 1980-1983, education program specialist, 1983-1986.

      Director programs The Matheny School/ Hospital, Peapack, New Jersey, 1986-1990. Executive director Cerebral Palsy League of Union (New Jersey) County, since 1990. Consultant Community College Morris, 1988, Montclair State College, 1971, 73, 79-80, Essex County Educational Services, 1979, others.

    Major achievements

    • Certified school administrator, principal, supervisor, teacher of special education and vocational education, handicapped, industrial arts, skilled trades, New Jersey.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Vocational Association, National Association Vocational Education Special Needs Personnel (treasurer New Jersey chapter 1981-1983, vice president 1983-1984, president 1984-1985), National Association Special Needs State Administrators, Vocational Association New Jersey, Masons (trustee Mountain View Lodge 1981-1983, Worshipful master 1979-1980, junior warden 1977, senior warden 1978, proxy to grandlodge 1976), North Jersey Past Masters Masonic Association, Epsilon Pi Tau (treasurer 1971-1972, recipient Epsilon Pi Tau Fellowship award for research development, 1978), Omicron Tau Theta, Kappa Delta Pi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, bowling, drawing, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Noël May Wetzel, August 27, 1961. Children: Jennifer Noël, Amy Lin.
    • father: George William Cole Junior
    • mother: Grace Naomi (Raymond) Cole
    • spouse: Noël May Wetzel
    • children: Jennifer Noël Cole
    • Amy Lin Cole
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    Born December 29, 1940
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