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Secondary education educator

John Francis Downes, American Secondary education educator. Certified secondary mathematics teacher, Massachusetts. member of the board review Boy Scouts American, Sterling, Massachusetts, since 1990; member trails committee Town of Sterling, Massachusetts, 1989-1990. Member ASCD, NRA, Massachusetts Computer-Using Educators, National Council Teachers Mathematics Lions, Appalachian Mountain Club.

Background

Downes, John Francis was born on August 3, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John F. and Marie R. (Burke) Downes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Education, Boston College, 1967. Master of Education in Administration, Worcester State College, 1972.

Career

Mathematics and computer teacher, Marlboro (Massachusetts) Public Schools, since 1967. Computer applications engineer Adams-Smith Company, Hudson, Massachusetts, 1980. Computer education consultant Project COFFEE, Digital Equipment Corporation, Oxford, Massachusetts, 1983-1986.

Member algebra curriculum project Education Development Corporation, Newton, Massachusetts, since 1992. Member mathematics curriculum project Marlboro Public Schools, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary mathematics teacher, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author booklet: Computer Programming in Basic for Algebra Teachers, 1978.

Membership

Member board review Boy Scouts American, Sterling, Massachusetts, since 1990. Member trails committee Town of Sterling, Massachusetts, 1989-1990. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Rifle Association, Massachusetts Computer-Using Educators, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Lions, Appalachian Mountain Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: hiking.

Connections

Married Patricia A. Tanner, July 1, 1972. Children: Christopher Warren, Carolynne Marie.

father:
John F. Downes

mother:
Marie R. (Burke) Downes

spouse:
Patricia A. Tanner

children:
Christopher Warren Downes

Carolynne Marie Downes