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Secondary science educator

Shelby Charles Bennett, American Secondary science educator. Member National Education Association (life), National Association Biology Teachers, National Association Science Teachers, Nebraska State Education Association (district officer 1978-1985, member Instruction and Professor Development commission 1975-1985, Chairman of Commission for teacher workshops 1981-1985), Auburn Education Association (Outstanding Auburn Educator 1983).

Background

Bennett, Shelby Charles was born on February 9, 1943 in Valentine, Nebraska, United States. Son of Jack M. and Opal C. (Clark) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Kearney State College, 1966. Master Natural Science, University South Dakota, 1972.

Career

Science teacher, Sandy Creek Junior-Senior High School, Fairfield, Nebraska, 1966-1972;science teacher, Auburn (Nebraska) Public Schools, since 1972.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

The demands of modern life may leave someone stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless. Be persistent, and success will be definitely achieved.

Membership

Member National Education Association (life), National Association Biology Teachers, National Association Science Teachers, Nebraska State Education Association (district officer 1978-1985, member Instruction and Professor Development commission 1975-1985, Chairman of Commission for teacher workshops 1981-1985), Auburn Education Association (Outstanding Auburn Educator 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird watching, gardening, golf.

Connections

Married Angela S. Furnas, December 23, 1973.

father:
Jack M. Bennett

mother:
Opal C. (Clark) Bennett

spouse:
Angela S. Furnas