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consultant , Social studies educator

John Osborne, American social studies educator, consultant. Certified secondary teacher, New York. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1984; Freedoms Foundation scholarship, 1986-1987; named Fairfield County Girls Track Coach of the Year, Fairfield County Coaches, 1990-1991.

Background

Osborne, John was born on September 24, 1944 in Danbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alanson John Osborne and Constance Evelyna (Shaw) Peck.

Education

United States Air Force Academy (Bachelor of Science, 1966). Suffolk University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1973). Visiting Lecturer, Harvard Law School, since 1979.

Career

Social studies teacher, North Salem (New York) High School, since 1967; coordinator, North Salem (New York) High School, since 1981. Co-chairman Convention II Advisory Board, Washington, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, New York.

Membership

Member Board Education, New Fairfield, Connecticut, 1985-1989. Vice president Regional State Board Education, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1987-1990. Vice chairman New Fairfield Democratic Town Committee, 1985-1987.

Justice of peace, New Fairfield, 1985-1990, Brookfield, Connecticut, 1995-1996. Deacon Brookfield Congressional Church, since 1990. Member New York State Curriculum and Testing Committee, Albany, since 1990.

Member National Council Social Studies, New York State Council Social Studies (national delegate 1988-1989), Westchester Council Social Studies (president 1987-1988, Service award 1989), North Salem Teachers Association (building representative 1982-1985), Newspaper in Education (advisory board since 1985), Phi Delta Kappa (Western Connecticut chapter executive board 1986-1996, president 1990-1992, Service Key 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, golf, Egyptology, politics, track coaching.

Connections

Married Gail Ann Singer, June 20, 1968 (divorced February 1992). Children: Jennifer Lynn, Jonathan Douglas. Married Julia Alexandra Solleveld, July 17, 1992.

father:
Alanson John Osborne Peck

mother:
Constance Evelyna (Shaw) Peck

spouses:
Julia Alexandra Solleveld

Gail Ann Singer

children:
Jennifer Lynn Osborne

Jonathan Douglas Osborne