Myron E. Yoder, Chairperson
Myron E. Yoder, M.Ed, is a retired, 37-year educator from the
Allentown School District. He received a B.S. and Master’s Degree from Kutztown
University and an Administrative Certification from Marywood
University. Myron was an adjunct professor at Cedar Crest College and
DeSales University until his retirement. Prior to teaching, he was a
Correctional Officer and Emergency Counselor at Lehigh County Prison. He earned
numerous awards and recognitions throughout his career, including becoming a
1994 semifinalist for Outstanding Teacher in Pennsylvania.
Myron currently drives a school bus and trains drivers for First
Student, which serves the Allentown School District. He also serves as
Vice President of the Board for the Lehigh County Historical Society, and he is
very active in civic education at the national level through the Center for
Civic Education. He has trained educators across the United States and around
the world, and published and co-authored several education-related articles,
materials, and resources.
Myron began working with the Professional Standards and
Practices Commission in 1996 and has served as the Practices Chair since
2006. He was elected Chairman Pro Tempore of the Commission in 2017. Myron
currently resides in Emmaus with his wife. His two children are educators
in Pennsylvania. Myron can be contacted via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.