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Secondary education educator

Edwin Thomas Schafer, American Secondary education educator. Named Excellence in Education, Cooper Foundation, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1985, Outstanding Educator National Geology Teachers Association, Bellingham, Washington, 1989, Teacher of Year Ralston Public Schools Foundation, 1989, Showcase of Teachers Phi Delta Kappa, Omaha, Nebraska, 1990.


Schafer, Edwin Thomas was born on August 15, 1941 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Nicholas Joseph and Emma (Hurley) Schafer.


Bachelor of Science, U. Nebraska, 1971-1974; Master of Engineering, Lesley College, 1988-1989.


Lab technical, Con-Agra, Omaha, 1966-1968; agent, Allstate Insurance Company, Omaha, 1968-1971; teacher, Father Flanagans Boys Home, Boystown, Nebraska, 1974-1979; teacher, Ralston (Nebraska) Public Schools, 1979-1992. Consultant Estes Industries, Penrose, Colorado, 1985-1991, Service Corps of Retired Executives, Imperial, Nebraska, 1992.


Board of directors Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club, Omaha, 1985-1992, Mid-American Paleontology Society, Moline, Illinois, 1988-1992, Florida Paleontological Society, Gainesville, Florida, 1989-1992. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1960-1965. Member National Geology Teachers Association, Nebraska Association Teachers of Science, Nebraska Academy Science, Ralston Education Association, Geology Society American, Phi delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hunting, paleontology, reading.


Married Mary Ann Wear Schafer, May 1, 1967. Children: Edwin Junior, Michael.

Nicholas Joseph Schafer

Emma (Hurley) Schafer

Mary Ann Wear Schafer

Edwin Junior Schafer

Michael Schafer