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English language educator

Alan Julius Peterson, American English language educator. Certified water safety instructor. Bush Foundation grantee, 1989.

Background

Peterson, Alan Julius was born on December 26, 1951 in Britton, South Dakota, United States. Son of Harvey Orlen and Gloria Jean (Eklund) Peterson.

Education

AS, North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, 1971. Bachelor of Science, Valley City (North Dakota) State University, 1973. Master of Science, Moorhead State University, 1984.

Career

Teacher, Hayfield (Minnesota) High School, 1973-1975; teacher, Jamestown (North Dakota) High School, 1975-1976; Professor of English, North Dakota State College of Science, Wahpeton, since 1976. Computer writing consultant.

Achievements

  • Certified water safety instructor.

Membership

State representative North Dakota Legislation, Bismarck, since 1990. Aquatics director American Red Cross, Wahpeton, since 1981. Member Spirit of the 90's Committee, Richland County, 1990.

Director North Dakota Mental Health Planning Council, Bismarck, 1990. Member North Dakota Humanities Council, 1992-1997. Member National Council Teachers of English, Community College Humanities Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, swimming, reading, skiing, woodworking.

Connections

Married Myrna Rae Ball, August 18, 1973. Children: Rae Victoria, Julia Alyn.

father:
Harvey Orlen Peterson

mother:
Gloria Jean (Eklund) Peterson

spouse:
Myrna Rae Ball

child:
Rae Victoria Peterson

child:
Julia Alyn Peterson