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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hunting, paleontology, reading.

Connections

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

father:
Nicholas Joseph Schafer

mother:
Emma (Hurley) Schafer

spouse:
Mary Ann Wear Schafer

children:
Edwin Junior Schafer

Michael Schafer