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supervisor , History and literature educator

James Logan Porter, American, Georgian History and literature educator, supervisor. Certified history teacher, Georgia. Recipient Taft fellowship Robert A. Taft Institute, Athens, Georgia, 1991; Summer Seminar fellow National Endowment for Humanities, New York City, 1992; Summer Institute fellow, 1994; Summer Seminar fellow National Endowment for Humanities, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1995.

Background

Porter, James Logan was born on July 24, 1961 in Jesup, Georgia, United States. Son of James William and Shirley Quinelle (Johnson) Porter.

Education

Associate of Arts in Behavorial Science, Brewton Parker College, 1979-1980;Bachelor in Social Science, History, Tift College, 1980-1982.

Career

Teacher Montgomery County High School, Mount Vernon, Georgia, 1982—1983. Buyer Belk-Matthews Company, Vidalia, 1982—1987. Teacher, secondary supervisor Glennville Christian Academy, 1987—1999, Pinewood Christian Academy, Bellville, since 1999.

Member education advisory board Thomas Jefferson's Popular Forest, since 2001, educational/curriculum consultant, 2002—2003.

Achievements

  • Certified history teacher, Georgia.

Membership

Co-chairman Glennville Tattnall Museum, 1994—1995, since 2001. Board directors Glennville Tattnal Museum. Trustee Tatnall County Library.

Board, Glennville, 1994—1999.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, collecting White House memorabilia, collecting Presidential Christmas cards and prints, researching Thomas Jefferson.

Connections

Married Miriam Barnard, August 13, 1988. 1 child Elizabeth.

father:
James William Porter

mother:
Shirley Quinelle (Johnson) Porter

spouse:
Miriam Barnard

child:
Elizabeth Porter