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gifted education educator

Vernon Thomas Sarver, American Gifted education educator. Certified teacher, Florida. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award Marion County Schools, Ocala, 1993, Cert.of Recognition for Excellence in Education award, 1990. Treasurer Loblolly Learning Community, Gainesville, 1984-1986. Member American Philosophical Association, Gainesville Chess Club (president 1985-1989), United States Chess Federation (life certified expert).

Background

Sarver, Vernon Thomas was born on December 17, 1943 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Son of Vernon Thomas Senior and Dorothea Dora (Ellis) Sarver. adjunct instructor Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, 1978-1981, Lake City (Florida) Community College, 1981-1983, St. Leo College, Ocala, Florida, since 1994.

Education

Bachelor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1966. Master of Divinity, Tufts University, 1969. Master of Sacred Theology, Boston University, 1971.

Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, Gainesville, 1994.

Career

Teacher drafting Boston Public Schools, 1972-1974. Substitute teacher Licking County Schools, Johnstown, Ohio, 1976-1978. Teacher of gifted Nassau County Schools, Fernandina Beach, Florida, 1978-1981, Alachua County Schools, Gainesville, 1981-1982.

Graduate research assistant University Florida, 1982-1985. Teacher emotionally handicapped Bradford County Schools, Starke, Florida, 1985-1986. Teacher Marion County Schools, Ocala, 1986—2010.

Adjunct instructor Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, 1978-1981, Lake City (Florida) Community College, 1981-1983, Adjunct professor St. Leo University, Ocala, Florida, 1994—2000. Fellow Center for Social and Political Thought, University South Florida, since 2001, adjunct professor, Lakeland Polytechnic, University South Florida, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Florida.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Referee: Journal Value Inquiry, 1997—2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Treasurer Loblolly Learning Community, Gainesville, 1984-1986. Member American Philosophical Association, Gainesville Chess Club (president 1985-1989), United States Chess Federation (life certified expert).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: chess, recreational mathematics.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Duran, June 13, 1970 (deceased 2009. Children: Laura Edythe, Anne Marie.

father:
Vernon Thomas Senior Sarver

mother:
Dorothea Dora (Ellis) Sarver

spouse:
Mary Ellen Duran

children:
Laura Edythe Sarver

Anne Marie Sarver