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Robert Gene Cheffer, American counselor. Named Outstanding Secondary Educator, 1973.


Cheffer, Robert Gene was born on August 9, 1936 in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. Son of Herman Joseph and Cecilia Marie (Dion) Cheffer.


Bachelor of Science, Eastern Illinois University, 1958. Master of Education, Chicago State University, 1962.


Teacher Oak Lawn Community High School, Illinois, 1958—1970. Counselor Maine Township High School, Park Ridge, since 1970, Monacep Alternate High School Program, since 1976.


Member of National Education Association, Pupil Personnel Service Consortium, Chicago State University Alumni Association, Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association, Illinois Association Counseling & Development Foundation (treasurer), Illinois Association Counseling & Development (executive board, chairman local arrangements annual convention), Illinois Association Adult and Continuing Education Counselors, Illinois Education Association, Illinois Guidance & Personnel Association, Illinois Vocational Guidance Association (president 1974-1975), Illinois Guidance & Personnel Association (president Northwest Suburban chapter 1974-1975, president 1978-1979), American School Counselors Association, National Vocational Guidance Association, American Personnel & Guidance Association.


Married Patricia Paris Cheffer, June 25, 1960. Children: Christian, Scott.