Background
Foerster, Paul A. was born on June 4, 1935 in Birmingham, England. Son of Adolph W. and Gladys H. Foerster.
Secondary school educator , writer
Foerster, Paul A. was born on June 4, 1935 in Birmingham, England. Son of Adolph W. and Gladys H. Foerster.
Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering, University Texas at Austin, 1952—1957. Teaching certified, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1961. Master of Arts in mathematics, University Texas at Austin, 1966—1967.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Austin College, 1985.
Ranch hand (summers) Cibolo Ranch, Sutherland Springs, Texas, 1951—1954. Chemical engineer E.I. du Pont, Victoria, 1956. Engineering duty officer United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion, Washington, 1957—1961.
Educational researcher United States Weather Bureau, San Antonio, 1962. Chemical engineer Louis Koenig Research, 1969—1970. Mathematics teacher Alamo Heights High School, since 1961.
Technology advisory committee (steering committee) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1984—1986. Local arrangements chairman National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, 1985. Program chairman National Council of Teachers of Mathematics San Antonio Meeting, 1978, general chairman, 70, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Cosponsored Meeting, 1966.
Speaker in field, since 1963. Member Texas State Textbook Committee, 1968—1969. Reader College Board Advanced Placement Exams, 1969—1977.
Member College Board Mathematics Examining Committee, 1969—1975, Annual High School Mathematics Examination Committee, 1987—1992. Local arrangements advisory National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting, 2003. Lieutenant, senior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1961, Washington, District of Columbia.
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Co-author: (textbook) Algebra: The Language of Mathematics, 1977. Author: Trigonometry: Functions and Applications, Algebra and Trigonometry: Functions and Applications, Algebra I: Expressions, Equations and Applications, Precalculus with Trigonometry: Concepts and Applications, Calculus: Concepts and Applications. Contributor articles.
Married Peggy M Foerster, March 20, 1994. Stepchildren: J Scott McCaskill, Cristin Lea McCaskill. Married Jo Ann Foerster, February 2, 1957 (deceased May 1993).
Children: David Paul, Holly A Kramaley, Barbara Jill Clark.