James R Klent

Educational Background
St. Bernardine ES, Forest Park, IL
St. Philip HS, Chicago
, IL
Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 1954, BS Chemistry, Cum Laude
Catholic University, Washington, DC, 1956, MS Chemistry, with F.O. Rice
Viatorian Seminary, Evanston, IL, 1959, BA Theology

National Science Foundation Sponsored Research and Workshops
Oregon State University, 1966, Research in Oceanography, with Joel Hedgpeth
Kansas State University, 1967, Research in Kinetics
, with Don Setser
Washington State University, 1974, Computers in the Undergraduate Curricula
University of Syracuse, 1980, Computers in Chemistry
University of California, Berkeley, 1989, Instrumentation
University of California, Los Angeles, 1994, Modern Chemical Tools

University of California, Los Angeles, 1995, Grant Writing
Western Washington University, 1997, Computer Interfacing Workshop

Career
Spalding Institute, Peoria, Illinois, 1959-1964, Chemistry Teacher
Crook County High School, Prineville, Oregon, 1965-1966, Chemistry Teacher
Central Oregon College, Bend, Oregon, 1966-1967, Chemistry Instructor
University of California, Berkeley, 1990-1993 (Summers), Coordinator, Institute for Chemical Education
Member of ModularChem Consortium for Chemistry Curriculum Reform, 1993-1997, Sponsored by NSF

Ohlone College, Fremont, California, 1967-2005, Chemistry Professor

Membership
California Association of Chemistry Teachers (CACT)
Two-Year Community College Chemistry (2YCCC)
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Campus Service
President, Faculty Senate, 1968-69, 1995-97
Vice President, Faculty Senate, 1992-95
Division Director, Science and Math, 1974-1978
Faculty of the Year award, 2003
Campus representative to the Academic Senate of the California Community Colleges, 1969-1977
Committees over the years:
Curriculum, Sabbatical Leave, Computer, Financial Aid

Public Service
Trustee, Fremont Unified School District, 1977-1990 (elected to 4 terms)
President, Board of Trustees, 1979, 1983, 1987
Board representative to the District Sex Education Committee, 1979-1990
Board representative to the District Science Committee, 1980-1990
Board representative to the Washington Township Special Ed Consortium, 1979-1990
District Science Fair Best of Show  judge, 1985-1990

Publications
Chem 101A Lab Manual, McGraw-Hill
Chem 101B Lab Manual, McGraw-Hill

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