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Who is Ron Stoloff?

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
  • B.S. in Education (Temple 1969)
  • Master's Equivalency (1977)
  • M.S. in Computer Science (Beaver/Arcadia 1986)
  • Retired 2005 after 35 years of teaching
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
  • Teacher of social studies in the Philadelphia School District (1969 - 2004)
  • Kensington High School (1969 - 1982)
  • Lamberton High School (1982 - 1983)
  • Edison/Fareira High School (1983 - 2004)
  • Member, Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Social Studies Councils. 
  • Secretary, Philadelphia Social Studies Council (1994 - 1999) 
  • Member, Philadelphia Social Studies Council (1994 - 1999) 
  • Honorable Mention, Enterprise Award, presented by Pennsylvania Partnership for Economic Education (1997) 
  • Pilot teacher: Education in Entrepreneurial Economics (E3) (1988 - 2004)
  • Proposal Reader for NEH (May, 2005)
COMPUTER SCIENCE BACKGROUND:
  • Member of Philadelphia Area Computer Society since 1980 
  • Leader of Computers in Education Special Interest Group
  • Member of Executive Board - 7 years
  • Editor of Newsletter - 10 years
  • Data Coordinator, Edison/Fareira High School (1990 - 2004) 
  • Technology Coordinator, Edison/Fareira High School (1995 - 2004)
  • Leader of Introduction to HTML Special Interest Group (2013 - )
TRAINING IN THE FIELD OF COMPUTERS:
  • Graduate Credits: Computers in the Social Studies, from St. Joseph's College (1978 - 1979)
  • Master's Degree: Computer Science Education, from Beaver College (now Arcadia University) (1986)
  • Designing lesson plans at Library of Congress (1998)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE FIELD OF COMPUTERS AND EDUCATION:
Presentations: 
  • The Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Social Studies Councils 
  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Team member invited to give a four-day presentation for the State Board of Education in Shippensburg College: Computers in Education (1983)
  • Organized a Full Staff Development at Edison/Fareira High School
  • Facilitator of Philadelphia Board of Education In-Service Curriculum Days, (1985)
  • Facilitated and instructed Staff Development for Boone High School - 1994
  • Facilitated and instructed Staff Development for Edison/Fareira High School (1996 - 1999)
  • Internet-Based Resources: Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (1999)
  • Internet-Based Resources: Pennsylvania Society of Librarians (1999)
  • Family Literacy: Using the Family Story to Promote High School Reading and Writing, Philadelphia Education Fund (2000)
  • Internet-Based Resources: Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh (2000)
  • Volunteer - Nonprofit Technology Resources (2004 - )
  • Numerous web sites. See www.RonStoloff.net for links.
POLITICAL ACTIVITIES:
  • Joined Wissahickon Democrats ~2004
  • Established and designed the web site for the Wissahickon Democrats [www.WissahickonDems.com] - 2004
  • Ran for PA State House of Representatives - 2006
  • Became Committeeman for Whitpain-1
  • Worked in the Obama Presidential Campaign - 2008 & 2012
  • Ran for Wissahickon School Director - 2009
  • Ran for Wissahickon School Director - 2011
  • Ran for Wissahickon School Director - 2013. Successful.

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