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Antoinette Frances Johns, American educational administrator. Certified school psychologist Western Michigan University, 1974. Named Minnesota Administrator of Year, 1987; Bush fellow, 1982-1983, Governor's Citation for Contribution to Education, 1987.


Johns, Antoinette Frances was born on July 22, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Francin James and Annottillie (Turley) Kolvoord.


Student, Kellog Community College, 1964. Student, University Michigan, 1965. Bachelor in Elementary Education and Special Education, Western Michigan University, 1969.

Master of Arts, Western Michigan University, 1973. Doctor of Education, University Northern Colorado, 1977. Postgraduate in educational administration, University Minnesota, 1981.


Teacher mentally retarded Galesburg (Michigan) High School, 1968-1969, Comstock (Michigan) Elem.Sch., 1969-1973. Consultant Science Research Assocs., Chicago, 1973-1975. Instructor Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1973-1975.

Coordinator Eastern Service Area, Kalamazoo Valley Intermediate School District, Comstock, Michigan, 1972-1975;instructor U. Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1975-1977. Director special education 916 Special Intermediate District, White Bear Lake, Minnesota, 1977-1983. Director of Instruction, Minnesota, 1983^.

Director elementary and secondary instruction, 1986. Superintendent schools McGregor (Minnesota) District #4, 1991. Chairman East Metropolitan Special Education Consortium, 1982-1983.

Consultant McKnight Foundation, 1983, JWK Corporation, Washington. Chairman Ramsey County Mental Retardation Advisory Committee Human Services Committee. Member St. Paul Association Retarded Children, Council Exceptional Children.

Bush fellow,1982-1983 Governor's Citation for Contribution to Education, 1987. Named Minnesota Administrator of Year, 1987.


  • Certified school psychologist Western Michigan University, 1974.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Classification Tasks with Mentally Retarded and their Predictor Variables for Success, 1977. Contributor scientific papers.


Member American Vocational Association, American Association Education Severely and Profoundly Handicapped, Minnesota Association School Adminstrs. (chairman statewide education policy committee 1982-1983), Minnesota Adminstrs. Special Education (president 1989-1990), American Society Training and Development, Minnesota Association Ednl. office personnel administrator of year 1987), Kappa Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.Lutheran.


Married William Max Johns, June 19, 1964 (divorced 1983).; married Leo J. Monster, September 15, 1984. Children: Cori Lyne, Heather.

Francin James Kolvoord

Annottillie (Turley) Kolvoord

William Max Johns

Leo J. Monster

Cori Lyne Johns

Heather Johns