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Langan, John T., 1941-2010

 Person

Dates

  • 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 that same year. In 1974, he earned a Ed.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. While at UNO, Professor Langan served as a member (1990-2004) and president (1997-2004) of the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education. In August of 2001, John Langan received the UNO Chancellor's Medal. 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 3 Collections and/or Records:

John T. Langan Papers

 Collection — Box: All
Identifier: UNO-0114
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1969-2008

Philosophy in the Elementary School System Collection

 Collection — Box: 1-5
Identifier: UNO-0037
Scope and Contents 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. 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 project: John Langan from the College...
Dates: 1975-1978, 1984

Reflections in Time: Interview with John Langan, 2004

 Item
Identifier: UNO-0021-rfit-john-langan
Scope and Contents In 2004, John Langan, University of Nebraska at Omaha Professor (1969-2008) of Teacher Education and Dean (2004-2008) of the College of Education was interviewed by Jack Newton for Reflections in Time. Professor John Langan received a B.S. (1968) and an M.S. from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an Ed.D. (1974) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While at UNO, Professor Langan served as a member (1990-2004) and president (1997-2004) of the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education. In...
Dates: 2004