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About Michael Fox
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Thanks for visiting my educator's website.  Hope you enjoy your visit.  Mike 

Education:
Masters Degree-  Political Science and History Education
Ball State University   Muncie, Indiana - 1983
 
Bachelors Degree-  Social Studies Areal Major
Ball State University   Muncie, Indiana - 1980
Licensed for K-12  Economics, United States History, Government
   Geography, Sociology, World History, Psychology, World Cultures
 
Additional coursework at Purdue University, Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI), Anderson University, Indiana State University, Ball State University, University of Virginia, Ashland University of Ohio.
 
Teaching Experience
1996-Present   Anderson Community Schools
Anderson High School
Anderson, Indiana
   Economics - 12
   World Geography - 9
   United States History - 8
   Government - 12
   Sociology- 10-12
   United States History - 11
 
1980-1981 Madison-Grant Middle School   U.S. History
 
Social Studies Department Chair - 6 years.   10 member department
Duties include staff scheduling, purchasing, budget management, marketing.
 
College Teaching Experience
*Ivy Tech College Indiana   Political Science / American National 
  Government
*Anderson University   Anderson, IN   Computers and the Music Industy
 
Additional Education Growth:
United States Department of Education "Teaching American History" Fellow
2011-  Including field studies in New Spain region of Florida including Flagler College Saint Augustine, Florida, the uptopian projects of New Harmony, Indiana, and Indiana's Angel Mounds.
 
United States Department of Education "Teaching American History" Fellow
2011-  Including field studies in Islamic region of Dearborn, Michigan, extensive work at Ford history and manufacturing sites, study of various Detroit ethnic regions.
 
Board Member- Peer Assistance and Review Board (PAR) 
Anderson Community School Corporation
A professional development plan for classroom performance.
 
Completion of English as a New Language (ENL) program.
 
Graduate of State of Indiana Mentor Teacher Course.
 
Advanced Placement Training - Government
Ball State University
 
Faculty Advisor for high school delegation to the Mayor's City Youth Council 1996-2000.  Our group met in the Mayor's office on a bi-monthly basis to help the Mayor have a better understanding of the concerns of the city's young people.  Students also benefited by learning more about local government from the inside and participating several communitiy service projects.
 
  
 
 

Publishing Credits
 
Teacher Consultant and Content Writer
Exploring Indiana's Economy - Glencoe Publishers
 

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Indiana Teacher Reviewer- McGraw Hill Glencoe
*United States History - The American Vision
*Geography and History of the World

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Proof Reading Consultant - George F. Cram Company
U.S. History and World History Atlas Series.
George F. Cram Company   Indianapolis, Indiana

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