Langan, John T., 1941-2010
- Existence: 1941-2010
John T. Langan (1941-2010) was a longtime faculty member of the College of Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He was in the final graduating class of the Municipal University of Omaha in 1968, one month before the institution became the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He earned his M.S. in education at UNO in 1969 and then joined the college as a faculty member. He later earned a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. He served UNO as an instructor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education. He developed the Office of Student Services and became its first coordinator in 1984. He served as coordinator for the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education visits from about 1971 until 2008. From 1992 until 2003, he served as chair of the Department of Teacher Education within the College of Education. He was instrumental in establishing the Career Advancement and Development for Recruits and Experienced Teachers (CADRE) Project in 1994. In 2003, Langan became acting dean of the College of Education, and served as dean from 2004 until 2008. During his final year at UNO, 2008 to 2009, he worked half time in the College of Education and half time in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The John T. Langan Papers hold material accumulated by John Langan during his career at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (1969-2008). The collection includes brochures, booklets, and correspondence for projects, material related to Langan's service on UNo Chancellor John Christensen's inauguration committee, and a campaign poster for Democrat Gene Freund's 1988 congressional bid.
The Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection includes the records of the Philosophy and Kids project at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and resources used by the project. The materials cover the period from 1975 to 1978, with the bulk of resources falling in 1976 and 1977. One report from 1984 is also included. The Philosophy and Kids project was the product of a 1976 National Endowment for the Humanities grant awarded to two UNO professors, who served as co-directors of the ...