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Gifted and talented education educator

Susan Venton Kohn Eddins, American gifted and talented education educator. Certified teacher grades 6-12, Illinois. National Science Foundation fellow University Illinois, Fermi National Laboratory, University Northern Iowa; recipient Excellence in Teaching awrd, 1988, Presidential award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching, 1989.


Eddins, Susan Venton Kohn was born on July 6, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Clyde Frederick and Doris Venton (Merker) Kohn.


Bachelor in Mathematics summa cum laude, North Center College, 1970;Master of Arts in Mathematics with honors, University of Illinois, 1974.


Instructor, student teacher supervisor Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago. Mathematics teacher Downers Grove (Illinois) South High School. Instructor mathematics College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Team leader mathematics Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora. Member Illinois Mathematics Teachers delegate to Japan.


  • Certified teacher grades 6-12, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member National Education Association, Mathematics Association American, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Illinois Council Teachers of Mathematics (program chair annual meeting 1992), Illinois Council for Gifted, North Central College Alumni Association (Outstanding Alumnus 1991), Metropolitan Mathematics Club Chicago (board directors, president), Alpha Lambda Delta.


Married Jim Fite Eddins, September 12, 1962 (divorced 1992). Children: Robert Scott, Kimberly Annual.

Clyde Frederick Kohn

Doris Venton (Merker) Kohn

Jim Fite Eddins

Robert Scott Eddins

Kimberly Annual Eddins