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Theodore Paul Shannon, American Curriculum developer. Certified academy and special education teacher, Ohio, certified vocational supervisor and director, Ohio.


Shannon, Theodore Paul was born on July 27, 1944 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of Theodore Kermit and Marge Louise (Howenstine) Shannon.


Bachelor, Malone College, 1967; Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1978.


English teacher, East Canton (Ohio) Local Schools, 1967; English teacher, Garaway Local Schools, Sugarcreek, Ohio., 1967-1968; occupational work experience coordinator, Garaway Local Schools, Sugarcreek, 1968-1970; research associate curriculum materials service, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1970-1972; teacher educator college of education, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1974-1988; curriculum developer center on education and training for employment, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988-1994; clinical teacher division of child psychiatry, Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, 1972-1973; director education, Nelsonville (Ohio) Children's Center, 1973-1974; director education services, Association Employers of Center Ohio, since 1994.


  • Certified academy and special education teacher, Ohio, certified vocational supervisor and director, Ohio.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Student Health Problems: An Educator's Reference, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Vocational Association (life, membership recruiting award 1986), Ohio Association for Adult and Continuing Education (professional member, Outstanding Instructor 1988), Correctional Education Association (professional member Mentor of Year 1988), Ohio Vocational Association (life, T&I division, president 1985-1987, Distinguished Service award 1987), University Sertoma Club (life, president 1979-1980, 87-88, Sertoman of Year 1973, 76, 79), Kiwanis Club, Masons (master).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, camping, canoeing, whitewater rafting, soccer.


Married Joanne Lynn Cole, October 14, 1973 (divorced March 1981). Children: Jody Lyn, Theodore Philip. Married Alida Joyce Moonen, February 14, 1992.

Children: Alida Theodora, Trevor Paul.

Theodore Kermit Shannon

Marge Louise (Howenstine) Shannon

Joanne Lynn Cole

Alida Joyce Moonen

Alida Theodora Shannon

Jody Lyn Shannon

Trevor Paul Shannon

Theodore Philip Shannon