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writer , education policy executive

Richard Dale Van Scotter, American education policy executive, writer. Member advocacy committee Citizens' Goals, 1993; board directors Citizen's Project, 1995. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1961-1965. Member National Council Social Studies, Social Science Education Consortium (associate).

Background

Scotter, Richard Dale Van was born on September 2, 1939 in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Henry Irving and Helen Evelyn (MaGill) Van Scotter.

Education

Bachelor, Beloit College, Wisconsin, 1961. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1971.

Career

Teacher Homewood Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, Illinois, 1966-1968. Adjunct professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1971-1977. Assistant professor Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1973-1977.

Curriculum director Social Issues Resources, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, 1977-1983. Project director, writer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1983-1986. Vice president education Junior Achievement, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1986—2001.

Adjunct professor University Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1993-1998. Member editorial board Citizens' Project, Colorado Springs, 1992-2004. President governing board The CIVA School, a charter high school, since 1997.

Writer, evaluator, consultant on educational policy.

Membership

Member advocacy committee Citizens' Goals, 1993. Board directors Citizen's Project, 1995. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1961-1965.

Member National Council Social Studies, Social Science Education Consortium (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, bicycling.

Connections

Married Suzanne Starmer, February 29, 1964 (divorced). Children: Shannon, Philip. Married Pamela Gail Burnett, August 15, 1987.

1 child, Caitlin.

father:
Henry Irving Scotter

mother:
Helen Evelyn (MaGill) Van Scotter

spouses:
Suzanne Starmer

Pamela Gail Burnett

children:
Shannon Scotter

Philip Scotter

Caitlin Scotter