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Secondary school educator

Robert J. Maszak, American secondary school educator. Certified teacher, Illinois. Named Illinois Gifted Teacher of Year, Illinois Gifted Program, 1975. Active S. Metropolitan Association for Handicapped, Dalton, Illinois, 1986. Member National Education Association, Illinois Education Association, INTERTEL, Gifted Education Association (president 1984-2010, Outstanding Educator 1983), Gifted Educational Consultant (vice president 1980-2010).

Background

Maszak, Robert J. was born on September 10, 1944 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Son of Phillip and Helen (Krol) Maszak.

Education

Associate of Arts, Joliet Junior College, 1964. Bachelor in English, Illinois State University, 1966. Master of Arts in English, Indiana University, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Addison State University, Toronto, Canada, 1984.

Career

English teacher, Bloom High School, Chcago Hts., Illinois, since 1966; gifted program director, Bloom High School, Chicago Hts., Illinois, 1970-1977; instructor, Homewood (Illinois) Flossmoor Parks, since 1980. Consultant Game-Sim Company, Los Angeles, since 1980, consultant GIF program State of Illinois. Educational consultant Cook County Superintendent Schools, Chicago, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: All About Gifted Education, 1970. Public Readings for the Gifted, 1984. Composer (song words and music) Understand, 1988.

Membership

Active S. Metropolitan Association for Handicapped, Dalton, Illinois, 1986. Member National Education Association, Illinois Education Association, INTERTEL, Gifted Education Association (president 1984-2010, Outstanding Educator 1983), Gifted Educational Consultant (vice president 1980-2010). Clubs: Prairie State Road Runners (Joliet).

Indiana Runners (Homewood) (president since 1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: world class running, decathalons, philately, publishing.

Connections

Married Sandra Durian, December 23, 1967. Children: Debra, Rebecca, Robert W.

father:
Phillip Maszak

mother:
Helen (Krol) Maszak

spouse:
Sandra Durian

child:
Robert W. Maszak

child:
Debra Maszak

child:
Rebecca Maszak