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Director of Education

Mervyn Kenneth Danker, South African director of education. Certified secondary education teacher, South Africa, Australia.

Background

Danker, Mervyn Kenneth was born on March 27, 1944 in Cape Town, South Africa. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of David Barry and Nina (Selbo) Danker.

Education

Bachelor, University Cape Town, 1965. Bachelor of Education, University Cape Town, 1974.

Career

Teacher, Camps Bay High School, Cape Town, 1967-1976;vice principal, Herzlia High School, Cape Town, 1977;headmaster, Theodor Herzl School, Port Elizabeth, Republic of South Africa, 1978-1986;headmaster, Carmel School, Perth, West Australia, 1986-1989;director of education, Solomon Schechter Day School, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1989-1997;principal, Jewish Day School of the North Peninsula, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary education teacher, South Africa, Australia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of Theodor Herzl School, 1986.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, tennis, rugby, cycling, reading. E-mail: mrdanker@juno.com.

Connections

Married Rochelle Gould, December 16, 1969. Children: Dionne Bonita, David Jonathan, Gareth Saul.

father:
David Barry Danker

mother:
Nina (Selbo) Danker

spouse:
Rochelle Gould

child:
Dionne Bonita Danker

child:
David Jonathan Danker

child:
Gareth Saul Danker