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Education educator

Richard Arlen Thompson, American Education educator. Certified teacher, Indiana. Private United States Army, 1948-1951. Member Organisation Teachers in Reading Education (journal editor since 1984), International Reading Association, College Reading Association, American Reading Forum, Adult Literature LeagueOrlando, The Quill.

Background

Thompson, Richard Arlen was born on October 6, 1930 in Brazil, Indiana, United States. Son of Richard Arlen and Janet Marie (Warken) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, 1957; Master of Science, Butler U., 1960; Doctor of Education, Ball State University, 1968.

Career

Teacher elementary schools, Metropolitan School District Warren Township, Indianapolis, 1957-1966; assistant professor education, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 1968-1969; professor education, U. Center Florida, Orlando, since 1969. Reading consultant public and private schools Center Florida, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Indiana.

Membership

Private United States Army, 1948-1951. Member Organisation Teachers in Reading Education (journal editor since 1984), International Reading Association, College Reading Association, American Reading Forum, Adult Literature LeagueOrlando, The Quill.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, golf, tennis, walking.

Connections

Children: George, Kim, David, Tim, Carol.

father:
Richard Arlen Thompson

mother:
Janet Marie (Warken) Thompson

children:
George Thompson

Kim Thompson

David Thompson

Tim Thompson

Carol Thompson