Thomas J.M. Speelhoffer

Title: Mathematics and German Educator
Company: Marple-Newtown School District
Location: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States

Thomas J.M. Speelhoffer, Mathematics and German Educator at Marple-Newtown School District, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mathematics, German and education.

Mr. Speelhoffer, a celebrated figure in the field of education, amassed 38 years of professional excellence prior to his retirement in 2007. Most recently serving as a mathematics and German educator at the Marple-Newtown School District from 1971 to 2007, he formerly served as an educator at the Tandy Computer Centers in Munich, Germany, in 1982, an educator at Radio Shack Computer Centers from 1981 to 1982, a mathematics teacher in the Beeville Independent School District from 1970 to 1971, and a volunteer for Volunteers in Service to America with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1969 to 1970. Alongside his primary endeavors, he was an adult education teacher at the State Correctional Institution in Graterford, PA, from 1974 to 1976 and an alternative evening educator at Marple-Newtown High School.

To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Speelhoffer pursued a formal education at Villanova University, where he earned a Bachelor of Education in 1969. He subsequently attended Marywood University and received a Master of Science in humanistic education in 1979. After obtaining some hands-on experience in the field, he completed postgraduate coursework at such academic institutions as West Chester University, Kent State University, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Philadelphia University, and Telekolleg II and the Institute de Français. He is a certified secondary school teacher in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The president of the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley chapter of the Fulbright Association since 2004, Mr. Speelhoffer has translated two books in German and was the author of several children’s computer books. In recognition of his exceptional contributions to education, he was a grantee of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange and the National Science Foundation. Notably, he has been listed in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

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