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Michael John Horvath, American education educator, consultant. Certified regular and special teacher, public school administrator. Scholar A.E. Sloan Foundation, Purdue University, 1966-1967; United States government fellow University Arizona, 1975-1978.


Horvath, Michael John was born on June 22, 1948 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of John Charles and Martha Alice (Szuba) Horvath.


AB, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1970. Master of Science, Indiana University, South Bend, 1974. Doctor of Education, University Arizona, 1978.


Instructor Navajo Teacher Education Project, Ganado, Arizona, 1978. Principal Summer Clinic School, Tucson, 1978. Consultant, dianostician Tucson Unified School District, 1978.

Assistant professor Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1979-1983. Associate professor, professor Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, 1983-1989. Professor, chairman department teacher education Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1989-1995.

Professor, dean School Education Missouri Southern State College, Joplin, since 1995. Member summer faculty Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, 1979, Indiana University, South Bend, 1980, 81. Field reviewer United States Department Education, Washington, 1986-1988.

Manuscript reviewer C.E. Merrill Public Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1987-1990, Mayfield Public, Mountain View, California, 1991. Consultant Kansas State Board Education, 1984, KanLead, Topeka, 1988-1989, American Research and Development Group, Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 1989, William Patterson College, 1994, Dunfermline (Illinois) School District, 1994. Due process hearing officer Kansas Board Education, 1985-1989.


  • Certified regular and special teacher, public school administrator.


Republican education planning committee conference on postsecondary education Kansas House of Representatives, Topeka, 1987. Member Child Advocacy Council, Joplin, since 1995, member educational planning committee, 1998, Missouri Commissioner Edns. Advisory Committee, since 1995, Missouri Commission on Future of Teaching, 1997, Missouri Task Force on Procedures and Standards for Continuing Approval of Professional Education Programs, 1997-1998.

Member advisory committee Monett (Missouri) School District, since 1996. Member advisory council Certified Educators, since 1996. Board directors Tiger Tots, Hays, Neighborhood Coalition, Peoria, Local Interagency Council, Peoria.

Member Council Exceptional Children (Council for Exceptional Children/National Council Accreditation Teacher Education folio reviewer since 1989, member Division Learning Disabilities standards and ethics committee 1989-1996, chair 1993-1997, chair professional standards and practice standing committee since 1997), American Association Colleges Teacher Education (proposal reviewer 1996), Illinois Council for Exceptional Children (government relations committee 1992-1995), Kansas Council for Exceptional Children (founder, editor Kansas newsletter division for learning disability 1986-1989, president 1987-1988), Illinois Association Colleges Teacher Education (executive committee 1993-1995, program chair 1994-1995) Phi Delta Kappa (president chapter 107 1988-1989, trainer Center of Dissemination Innovative Programs 1987-1993, member prospective educator scholarship program committee 1989-1991, chair 1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: home finishing and remodeling, bicycling.


Married Juliana Nowatzke, August 1, 1970. Children: Angela Danielle, Valerie Nicole.

John Charles Horvath

Martha Alice (Szuba) Horvath

Juliana Nowatzke

Angela Danielle Horvath

Valerie Nicole Horvath