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Kenneth Shannon Peter, American Elementary school educator. Certified in elementary education, gifted and talented, educational administration, California. Named Outstanding Volunteer, American Heart Association, 1994, Teacher of the Year, Pasadena Unified Schools, 1985; recipient Award of Distinction, California Department Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1992.


Peter, Kenneth Shannon was born on April 2, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Kathleen Daley (Shannon) Peter.


Bachelor in Elementary Education, Occidental College, Los Angeles, 1967. Master of Arts in Physical Education, University Laverne, California, 1978. Master of Arts in Educational Administration, California State University, Los Angeles, 1988.


Elementary teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, 1968;elementary teacher, Pasadena (California) Unified School District, 1969-1977;physical education specialist, Pasadena (California) Unified School District, 1978-1990;project teacher, Pasadena (California) Unified School District, since 1990. Consultant in physical education. Member program quality review Pasadena Unified School District, since 1990.

Board directors, presenter California Poly Elementary Workshop Committee, 1981-1989.


  • Certified in elementary education, gifted and talented, educational administration, California.


  • Other Work

    • Author monographs: Characteristics of Elementary Physical Education Specialists, 1978, Comparison of Specialist and Non-Specialist Taught Studies, 1988.


Member national school site committee American Heart Association, Dallas, 1994-1997, member Jump for Heart task force, Southern California, 1978-1989. Area director Democratic Party, California, 1963-1974. Member school site council Washington School, Glendora, California, 1993-1995.

Member California Academy Physical Education (senior associate), California Association Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (elementary physical education chair since 1978), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Delta Phi Epsilon.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, fitness.


Married Susan Ann Richardson, August 27, 1977. Children: Megan Elyse, Evan Michael.

Joseph Francis Peter

Kathleen Daley (Shannon) Peter

Susan Ann Richardson

Megan Elyse Peter

Evan Michael Peter