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Education educator

Robert Christian Morris, American Education educator. Certified teacher; licensed principal, superintendent.

Background

Morris, Robert Christian was born on March 1, 1948 in Anderson, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Childs and Velma Jane (Vogley) Morris.

Education

AB, Duke University, 1970. Master of Science, Indiana State University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana State University, 1977.

Career

Professional football player, Houston Oilers, 1970; teacher social studies, Roanoke (Virginia) Schools, 1970-1971, 74-76; professional football player, New Orleans Saints, 1971-1973; assistant professor education, Auburn (Alabama) U., 1976-1981; associate professor education, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1981-1984; associate professor education, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1984-1987; professor, head department education, leadership, technical and research, Georgia Southern U., Statesboro, 1987-1991; dean school education, U. Indianapolis, 1991-1993; professor education, State University West Georgia, Carrollton, since 1993. Consultant Mount Morris (Illinois) Public Schools, Dixon Public School, 1986. Consultant, evaluator bi-lingual programs Dixon (Illinois) Public Schools.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher; licensed principal, superintendent.

Membership

Regional co-director Auburn Special Olympics, 1977—1981. Games director South Carolina Special Olympics, Columbia, 1982—1984. Sponsor Sigma Nu Auburn University, 1977—1981, Alpha Tau Omega W. Georgia College, since 1993.

Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Society Professors Education, Professors Curriculum, American Educational Research Association, American Association Colleges Teachers Education, John Dewey Society (executive secretary-treasurer since 1982), Civitan, Kappa Delta Pi (secretary-treasurer, chapter counselor), Phi Kappa Sigma (sponsor 1984-1988, sponsor/advisor local chapter), Phi Delta Kappa (former vice president local chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: weightlifting, travel, painting.

Connections

Married Linda Marie Butkus, January 14, 1989.

father:
Robert Childs Morris

mother:
Velma Jane (Vogley) Morris

spouse:
Linda Marie Butkus