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Secondary education educator

Bernard Claiborne Hollister, American secondary school educator. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1984-1989, 92, Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, 1991, James Madison Foundation fellow, 1987; recipient Olive Foster award in History, 1993.

Background

Hollister, Bernard Claiborne was born on March 17, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph C. and Mildred (Pillinger) Hollister.

Education

Bachelor, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1962. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1967. MST, Illinois Institute technical, 1971.

Career

Social worker, Cook County Department Public Aid, Chicago, 1962-1963;teacher, School District #88, Villa Park, Illinois, 1963-1986, 89-90;teacher, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, Illinois, 1986-1989, 90-. Teacher Center for Talent Development, Northwestern University, summer, 1993, 94, 95, College of Dupage and National College. Consultant in field; coach Future Problem Solving Bowl, since 1986, Metro History Fair, since 1986.

Works

Membership

Trustee Aurora History Society, since 1990. Member board Chicago Metro History Fair, since 1991. Member Illinois History Society, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Chicago History Society, Metro.

Museum Art, National Council for Social Studies, Illinois Council for Social Studies.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting political buttons, old time radios.

Connections

Married Victoria Goben, May 28, 1994. 1 child, Suzanne.

father:
Joseph C. Hollister

mother:
Mildred (Pillinger) Hollister

spouse:
Victoria Goben

child:
Suzanne Hollister