Wendell G. Mohling Foundation
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Lawrence, Kansas 66044

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Dr. Wendell G. Mohling
Born: June 30, 1943, in Fairbury, Nebraska
Died: August 17, 2004, Fairfax, Virginia


Education:
Peru State College, Peru, NE, BS in Science Education, 1964
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, MA in Natural Science, 1968
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 1993


Professional Association Activities and Memberships:
President, National Science Teachers Association (NSTAP, 1992 1993
High School Division Director, NSTA, 1988-1990
Chairperson, NSTA Kansas City Convention, 1990
President, Kansas Association of Teachers of Science, 1976-1977
President of Burroughs Audubon Society, Kansas City, 1981
NEW (NASA Education Workshop) participant, Houston, TX 1983
National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment, National Academy of Sciences, 1989
National Advisory Board for the National Center for Science Teaching and Learning, Ohio State University, 1987
National Research Council Committee on Biology In-service Programs, 1991-1993


Dr. Mohling was an active participant on many other boards and advisory boards related to education, conservation, space education and exploration, wilderness protection and specifically protection of Alaska wild lands.


Awards and Recognitions:
Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching, 1983
Kansas Designee from the NASA Teacher in Space Program and NSAS Space Ambassador, 1985
Christa McAuliffe Fellowship in Kansas 1987-1988
Outstanding Conservation Teacher Award, Burroughs Audubon Society, 1982
Conservation Educator of the Year, Kansas Wildlife Federation, 1980
Kansas Teacher of the Year Finalist, 1986
Outstanding Biology Teacher Award for Kansas, National Association of Biology Teachers, 1977


Occupation(s):
Associate Executive Director for Professional Programs
National Science Teachers Association
Arlington, VA
(1993-2004)


Science Teacher (Biology, Student Naturalist and Director of the Outdoor Labe and Greenhouse Program
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
Shawnee Mission, KS
(1971-1993)


Director of the Prairie Center
Olathe, KS
(1983-1986)


Curriculum Specialist Project CLEAN (Cooperative Learning through Environmental Activities in Nature)
Shawnee Mission Schools, USD 512
Shawnee Mission, KS
(1971-1974)


Biology Teacher
Shawnee Mission North High School
Shawnee Mission Schools, USD 512
Shawnee Mission, KS
(1968-1971)


Science teacher (Biology and General Science, Science Fair and Junior class sponsor)
Scribner Public Schools
Scribner, Nebraska
(1964-1967)