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art educator

Eldon L. Katter, American art educator. Certified art educator, K-12.


Katter, Eldon L. was born on May 8, 1936 in Stendal, Indiana, United States. Son of Roy H. and Clara (Reller) Katter.


Bachelor, University Evansville, 1957. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1988.


Art consultant Park Ridge (Illinois) Public School, 1958-1962. Volunteer Teacher Training Institute Peace Corps, Harar, Ethiopia, 1962-1964. Education officer Ministry of Education, Kampala, Uganda, 1965-1967.

Art specialist Needham (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1967-1972. Professor Kutztown (Pennsylvania) University, since 1972. Faculty development council State System of Higher Education, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1988-1994.


  • Certified art educator, K-12.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: School Arts Magazine, Worcester, Massachusetts, since 1994. Author: (audio tape) Art Forum: Professional Development Audio Tape Series, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Net, Bethlehem, since 1995. Education advisor Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1992-1995. Executive board Kutztown Area History Society, 1988-1991.

Council member St. John's Lutheran Church, Kutztown, 1983-1985. Member Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (executive council 1978-1982), National Art Education Association (member research task force since 1995, high education director Easter Region, since 1993, named Pennsylvania Art Educator of Year 1993), Pennsylvania Art Education Association (treasurer 1977-1982, Distinguished Fellow award 1989, Outstanding Art Educator award 1988), Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: papermaking.


Married Adrienne Damon, June 19, 1965. Children: Sara, Jennifer, Heather.

Roy H. Katter

Clara (Reller) Katter

Adrienne Damon

Sara Katter

Jennifer Katter

Heather Katter