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educator , chemical dependency clinical supervisor

Michael Kent Burns, American educator, chemical dependency clinical supervisor. Named to Man of Year, American Biographical Institute, 2009; recipient Golden Apple Achiever award, Ashland Oil Corporation, 1990.


Burns, Michael Kent was born on January 4, 1945 in Sarasota, Florida, United States. Son of Richard Andrew and Lilian Ida (Kent) B. Bachelor (University scholar), Capital U., 1967.


Bachelor, Capital University, 1967. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1969.


Graduate teaching fellow Ohio State University, 1967—1969. Instructor Wright State University, 1969—1970. Teacher Spanish Euclid High School, Ohio, 1970—1976, teacher social studies, 1977—1981, teacher social studies, psychology, 1982—1989.

At-risk counselor Euclid Center Middle School, 1990—1999, retired. Summer intern Euclid Fisher Body Plant, General Motors Corporation, 1978. Fellow Taft Institute Government, 1978—1979.

Career guidance institute intern Cleveland Metropolitan Jobs Council, 1980. Group facilitator insight and aftercare chemical dependency programs. Peer counseling co-facilitator, 1981—1989.

Chemical dependency counselor Glenbeigh Adolescent Hospital, Cleveland, 1983—1986. Coordinator summer youth employment and training program, Euclid, Ohio, 1987—1988. Mental health therapist Lorain County Council Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Inc., 1988.

Detoxication counselor addictive disease program Laurelwood Hospital, Willoughby, Ohio, 1989—1991. International presenter field.counselor Lorain County Court, 1999—2000, Homeless Men's Program Recovery Resources, 2003. Clinical supervisor North Coast Correctional Treatment Facility, 2001, Academy Inc.

Driver Intervention Program, 2006, Columbro Consultation Services, since 2007. Case manager St. Vincent Charity Hospital, 2004. Resource manager Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries, 2005.


  • Certified educational staff personnel administrative specialist Cleveland State University, 1978, school counselor Cleveland State University, Clinical, 1982, clin.criminal justice specialist-master addictions counselor endorsement United States Department Transportation Substance Abuse Professional, licensed clinical supervisor Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, certified alcohol and drug counselor.


Member National Education Association, Euclid Teachers Association (Vice-President 1974-1976, president 1977-1978), Ohio Education Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, World Future Society, National Association Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Ohio Association Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Ohio Middle Sch.Assn., Ohio School Counselors Association, Penticulus, Pi Lambda Theta.


Richard Andrew University

Lilian Ida (Kent) B. Bachelor (University