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Secondary education educator

Jack Thomas Yaxley, American Secondary education educator. Certified associate master teacher, teacher English for speakers of other languages Named Teacher of Year, Florida Engineering Society, 1985; recipient Teacher of 3d Academy Quarter award Florida Power and Light, 1989, Outstanding Teacher award Tandy Technology Scholars, 1991-1992, 92-93; fellow National Science Foundation, 1969, 72, 86.

Background

Yaxley, Jack Thomas was born on June 30, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Thomas William Yaxley and Evelyn Dora (Chandler) Dahlman.

Education

AS, Broward Community College, 1964. Bachelor of Science, Florida Atlantic University, 1965. Master of Education, Florida Atlantic University, 1966.

Postgraduate, Florida Atlantic University, 1973. Postgraduate, Brown University, 1969. Postgraduate, Bowdoin College, 1972.

Postgraduate, B.C.C. Field School, Mexico, 1980. Postgraduate, Hope College, 1986. Postgraduate, English for Speakers of Other Languages Institute, 1992.

Postgraduate, Broward Schools Macintosh Computer Training Institute, 1992.

Career

Teacher chemistry, N.E. High School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1966-1970;teacher honors chemistry, chemistry, advanced placement chemistry, South Plantation (Florida) High School, since 1971;instructor gifted and honors earth/space science, South Plantation (Florida) High School, since 1990;science department head, South Plantation (Florida) High School, since 1994. Chemical analyst Alfinco/Russell-Anaconda, Oakland Park, Florida, 1968-1970. Part-time instructor Florida Atlantic U., 1970-1971.

Consultant Broward District Schools, Fort Lauderdale, 1971-1987, teacher gifted summer camp, 1983-1985. Laboratory instructor Broward Community College, 1982-1983, lecturer chemistry, 1988-1990. Consultant textbooks Modern Chemistry, Columbia Broadcasting System/Holt-Rinehart, 1983, Holt.

Physical Science, 1984, Modern Physical Science, 1984-1985, Exploring Matter and Energy: Physical Science, 1990. Presenter, editor workshop National Science Foundation, Broward School, 1986. Presenter District VIIa Leadership Training Institute Phi Delta Kappa, 1991, 93.

Member board advisors, board directors committee Lake Emerald Superior vena cava syndrome Company, Inc. Panel member HomeTesting Institute, Port Washington, New York. Instructor School Technology Inservice, 1995.

Achievements

  • Certified associate master teacher, teacher English for speakers of other languages.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist Reflections of Lake Emerald, 1985-1988.

Membership

Member, board directors Lake Emerald Owners Association, 1983-1993, chairperson activities committee, 1985-1988, security committee, 1985-1986, 89-92, handicapped facilities committee, 1992, beautification committee, 1993, vice president board directors, 1989-1991, president, 1991, vice president, 1992, member negotiations committee, 1992-1993, corporation secretary, 1993, member budget and finance committee, 1994. Member National Education Association (life, Broward faculty representative since 1987), Florida Association Science Teachers (life), Florida Teaching Profession-National Education Association, Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (board directors 1966-1971), Florida Atlantic University College Education Alumni Association (founding benefactor), Planetary Society, Phi Delta Kappa (scholarship fund raising committee auction, treasurer 1990-1993, board directors since 1990, Victoria C.T. Reed Adopt a Scholar program committee since 1991, vice president for programs 1993-1994, member scholarship ball committee 1993, member juvenile diabetes project committee 1994-1995, research representative 1994-1995, Distinguished Service award 1987, 88, 91, 93).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cultural anthropology, ethnographic research in Mexico.

Connections

father:
Thomas William Yaxley Dahlman

mother:
Evelyn Dora (Chandler) Dahlman