Earl Edward Harris Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University Northern Iowa, 1953; Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1949; Doctor of Education, Northern Illinois U., 1965.
Teacher, Davenport (Iowa) Community Schools, 1955-1963;
head business education department, West High School, 1960-1963;
assistant professor education, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1963-1964;
associate professor, Northern Illinois U., 1965-1967;
professor, Northern Illinois U., 1968-1989;
professor emeritus, Northern Illinois U., since 1989;
chairman business education and administrative services department, Northern Illinois U., 1973-1981;
director office of research College of Business, Northern Illinois U., 1981-1983. Executive director Illinois Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, 1988-1991, executive director emeritus, since 1991. Consultant in field; chairman region V planning committee distributive education United States Office Education, 1966-1969.
Moderator Illinois House Small Business Conference, 1985;chairman evaluation and publication committee National Council for Marketing Education, 1986-1987. Member State of Illinois's Governor's Small Business Advisory Council, 1985-1988, chairman task force on regional economics development, 1985-1987. Member State of Illinois Entrepreneurship task force, chairman strategic planning committee, 1984-1988.
Founder, director Illinois Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, 1988-1991. Co-chairman State of Illinois Marketing Education action team, 1984-1987. Chairman, trusteeNat.
Distributive Education Professional Development award, 1985-1987.
Member DeKalb County Development Corporation, 1974-1988. Board directors Illinois Foundation Marketing Education, since 1965. Board directors Illinois Development Council, 1983-1989, also life member.
Board governors Yavapi College, Prescott, Arizona, since 1994. Member steering and executive committees 20/20 Forum, Prescott, since 1993. Board directors Yavapai College Foundation, since 1995.
Fellow United States Association Small Business and Entrepreneurship (board directors, vice president 1988). Member American Vocational Association (life chairman distributive education publications committee 1966-1974, evaluation committee 1981-1982), Illinois Business Teacher Education Association (secretary, president 1976-1979, outstanding service award 1983), National Business Education Association, Marketing and Distributive Education Association (life member, chairman committees), National Association Distributive Education Teachers (life), Council Distributive Teacher Educators, Illinois Co-operation Vocational Education Coordinators Association (director), Illinois, Illinois Foundation for MKtg. Education (board directors since 1968), National Marketing Education Foundation (board directors since 1987), Secondary Marketing and Distributive Education Coordinators Association (director), Delta Pi Epsilon (life), Pi Omega Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Evonne L. Meier, May 29, 1954. Children: Julie Ann, James Edward.
1955 - 1963
1960 - 1963
1963 - 1964