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Nadine Sumpter Porter, American Science educator ( education)science educator. Member National Science.Tchrs. Association Metropolitan Houston Chemical Teachers Association (secretary 1982-1984, safety chairman 1985-1986, chairman 1987-1988), American Chemical Society, Associated Chemistry Teachers Texas, Texas Council Women School Executives, Houston Association Biology Teachers(chairman 1985-1986), Iota Sigma Pi.

Background

Porter, Nadine Sumpter was born on May 27, 1944 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of A. Guy and Lois (Messner) Nicholls.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 1965. Master of Science in Biochemistry, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1969. Doctor of Education in Science Education, U. Houston, 1980.

Certified teacher, Texas Research.asst. Parke Davis & Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1966-1967. Research assistant Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1969-1970.

Biology instructor College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1971-1972. Instructor Houston Community College, 1973-1977. Teaching fellow U. Houston, 1977-1979.

Teacher chemistry Kinkaid School, Houston 1979-1989. Technical writer New Science Prospects, Houston, 1981-1987, president, 1987-1988. Vice president Vapor Recovery & Compression Equipment, Inc., 1984^.

Director science Houston Indiana School District, 1989-1991, instructional supervisor chapter I, 1991-1992. Coordinator HISD/Rice U. Science Partners for Houston, 1992^. Professional member Project SERAPHIM.

Lecturer in field. Contributing editor Enhanced Energy Recovery newsletter, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals Zone chairman March of Dimes, Houston, 1982-1984. Block captain American Heart Association, 1986-1988.

Republican candidate for District 135 Texas House of Representatives, 1988.

Career

Research.asst. Parke Davis & Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1966—1967, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1969—1970. Biology instructor College DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1971—1972. Instructor Houston Community College, 1973—1977.

Teaching fellow University Houston, 1977—1979. Teacher chemistry Kinkaid School, Houston, 1979—1989. Technical writer New Science Prospects, 1981—1987, president, 1987—1988.

Vice president Vapor Recovery & Compression Equipment Inc., since 1984. Director science Houston Indiana School District, 1989—1991, instructional supervisor chapter I, 1991—1992. Coordinator HISD/Rice University of Science Partners Houston, since 1992.

Professional member Project SERAPHIM. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor columns in newspapers, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Zone chairman March of Dimes, Houston, 1982—1984. Block captain American Heart Association, 1986—1988. Representative candidate District 135 Texas House Representatives, 1988.

Member of Houston Association Biology Teachers (chairman 1985-1986), Texas Council Women School Executives, Associated Chemistry Teachers Texas, American Chemical Society, Metropolitan Houston Chemical Teachers Association (secretary 1982-1984, safety chairman 1985-1986, chairman 1987-1988), National Science Teachers Association, Iota Sigma Pi.

Connections

Married James Robert Sumpter Porter, May 7, 1966 (divorced 1978). Children: Kristin Joy, Kerry Susanne. Married Verleon H. Porter, March 15, 1980.

father:
Guy Nicholls

mother:
Lois (Messner) Nicholls

spouses:
James Robert Sumpter Porter

Verleon H. Porter

children:
Kristin Joy Porter

Kerry Susanne Porter