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John Samuel Noffsinger

organization executive.

John Samuel Noffsinger, American organization executive. Member National Education Association, American Association Adult Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Noffsinger, John Samuel was born on December 21, 1886 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Amos and Fiannah (Neidich) Noffsinger.

Education

Student Bethany Bible School, Chicago, 1906-1908. Bachelor of Arts, Mount Morris (Illinois) College, 1913. A.M., University of Chicago, 1915.

Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1925.

Career

Teacher, Dayton public schools, 1904-1906. Superintendent schools, Bayombong, Neuva Vizcaya, Philippines, 1910-1912, Ashton, Illinois, 1913-1915. President Mount Morris College, 1915-1918.

Supervisor, inspector Federal Board Vocational Education, New York City, 1919-1923. Staff adult education Carnegie Corporation, New York City, 1924-1926. Director National Home Study Council, Washington, 1926-1952.

Executive secretary National Council Business Schools, 1942-1952. Director National Council Technology Schools, 1944-1952, National Federation Private School Associates, 1948-1952. Executive director, secretary International Voluntary Services, Washington, 1953-1961.

Senior consultant Peace Corps, Washington, 1961-1966. Director secretary, treasurer general education board Church of Brethren, 1920-1935. Special representative United States Government, Prague Conference Commercial Education, 1935.

Trustee Juniata College (Pennsylvania), 1937-1947.

Works

  • Author: A Program for Higher Education, 1925. Correspondence Schools, Cautauquas and Lyceums, 1926. Home Study Blue Book, 1928-1947.

    Federal Trade Commission Orders and Stipulations, 1938.

Membership

Member National Education Association, American Association Adult Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Florence M. Wieand, August 3, 1912. Children: Pauline, Don Owen (deceased).

father:
Amos Noffsinger

mother:
Fiannah (Neidich) Noffsinger

spouse:
Florence M. Wieand

children:
Pauline Noffsinger

Don Owen Noffsinger (deceased)