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educator , Museum director

Kenneth Dean Mark, museum director, educator. Teacher certified Pennsylvania, 1972. Named Elementary Teacher of Year, Mechanicsburg Area School District, 1991; recipient Distinguished Service to Pupils, 1974, 1976, 1982, 1989, Salute to Teaching award, Pennsylvania Academy Profession of Teaching, 1990.

Background

Mark, Kenneth Dean was born on November 13, 1950 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clifford Kenneth and Catherine Elsie Mark.

Education

Bachelor, Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Education, Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, 1975.

Career

6th grade teacher Mechanicsburg Area School District, Pennsylvania, 1972—1984, 5th grade teacher, 1984—2002, master teacher, 1990—2002. Assistant director Oakes Museum, Messiah College, Grantham, 2001—2005, director, since 2005. Adjustment lecturer in education Messiah College, Grantham, Pennsylvania, 1988—2001.

Achievements

  • Teacher certified Pennsylvania, 1972.

Membership

Member of National Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association, Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association, Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, American Association Museums.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading, swimming, RVing.

Connections

Married Beth L. Hostetler, July 15, 1972. Children: Ryan, Sally Mark Young.

father:
Clifford Kenneth

mother:
Catherine Elsie Mark

spouse:
Beth L. Hostetler

children:
Ryan Mark

Sally Mark Young Mark