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Secondary school educator

Michael Herman Edmondson, American, Georgian secondary school educator. Certified teacher science education T-7, chemistry, teacher support, curriculum and administration L-7.


Edmondson, Michael Herman was born on August 9, 1954 in Lafayette, Alabama, United States. Son of Herman L. and M. Ruth (Hurley) Edmondson.


Bachelor of Science in Education in Chemistry and, Education, Columbus College, Georgia, 1978. Master of Science in General Science, Columbus College, Georgia, 1986. Specialist in Education, Science, Columbus College, Georgia, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education, Auburn University, Alabama, 2001.


Teacher science, chemistry and physics William H. Spencer High School, 1980-1994. Teacher physical science, chemistry and physics Hardaway High School, Columbus, Georgia, 1995, 1997—2002. Lead teacher science technical, chair department Carver High School.

Lead flight director Georgia Space Science Center. Lead science teacher, engineering magnet coordinator Northside High School, since 2002. Staff development instructor computer course Muscogee County School District, 1987-1990.

Part-time laboratory instructor Columbus College, summers, 1988, 89, organizer, teacher summer chemistry program for high school students, summer 1989, part-time instructor, 1990-1993, Extension in LaGrange, 1994. Instructor Columbus College Youth Academy, 1993. Instructor KIDS Club, Workshop for Middle School Teachers, Auburn University, 1993, 94, summer programs for engineering students Georgia Institute of Technology, since 2002.

Project reviewer chemistry and physics education National Science Foundation, Washington, 1990. Head teacher science/technical Magnet School Program, Carver High School Planning Team, 1991. Advisor science, mathematics, integrated technical magnet school program Dimon Elementary School, 1993.

Developer chemistry camp ages 11-14 Columbus College Continuing Education Center, 1994. Teacher representative Muscogee County School District. Institute Columbus State University, part-time since 1989.

Lead flight director Coca-Cola Space Science Center, 1994-1997. Planner magnet program Carver High School, 1990-1992. Planner, director engineering and architecture magnet program Northside High School, since 2002.


  • Certified teacher science education T-7, chemistry, teacher support, curriculum and administration L-7.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table: A Resource Book for Teachers, 1987, Chemistry for the Health Sciences, Part 1: Inorganic chemistry, 1988, Part 2: Organic Chemistry, 1988. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Writer numerous science curriculums.

      Contributor to America Online Education Libraries, Compuserve's Education+ and Science/Math+ Forums' Libraries. Lecturer in field.


Volunteer Ft Benning Infantry Museum, 1984. Reader's advisory county Ledger-Enquirer newspapers, 19089, chairman, 1986-1989. Board directors Springer Theater Company, 1986-1987, 88-90, Springer Children's Theatre, 1986-1989, secretary, 1987-1989, mailing list organizer, 1986-1989, nominating committee, 1988.

Member Metropolitan Columbus Urban League. Participant Alzheimer's Memory Walk, 1994. Originator Christmas Stocking and Coloring Book project for Housing Project Day Care Center Children, Easter Egg project.

Actor Springer Theatre. Member National Science Teachers Association, Georgia Science Teachers Association (District VI Science Teacher Year 1989, Georgia Secondary Schools Science Teacher of Year 1989), American Chemical Society, Valley Area Science Teachers (vice president 1989, Valley Area Science Teachers president 1993-1994), Optical Society American, Association Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Science Teaching, Mathematics Association American, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, ASCD, National Science Teachers Association Delta Kappa (Secondary Schools Teacher of Year 1993), Kappa Delta Pi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, computers, walking, photography, cooking.


Herman L. Edmondson

M. Ruth (Hurley) Edmondson