|Notable award(s)||Nobel Educator of Distinction|
Chip Mosher (born in Chillecothe, Ohio) is a poet, high school teacher and newspaper columnist who writes about education and history.
At 15, Mosher, who grew up in Northeastern Ohio, spent the 10th grade in a boys' juvenile hall. He graduated in 1965 from Salem High School. In 1969, he received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio. He attended a master's program at Duke Divinity School from 1969-1972, and he earned a master’s in education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998.
Since 2005, he has written a weekly column titled "Socrates in Sodom" for Las Vegas CityLife, an alternative newsweekly. The tag line at the end of his column states that he is "a simple classroom teacher." He also writes a monthly almanac for CityLife.
In 2005, he released a CD of poems titled America, Please.
In 2011, Mosher received a Nobel Educator of Distinction Award for "excellence in teaching" from the National Society of High School Scholars.
In 2004, he was awarded Honorable Mention for a 2005 Nevada Arts Council fellowship.
- "Chip Mosher: A backward-forward glance". Las Vegas CityLife. 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
- Reporters' Notebook | Las Vegas Review-Journal
- Mosher, Chip (2012-07-16). "Chip Mosher’s July Almanac". Las Vegas CityLife. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
- Gray, Karen (2010-10-28). "The CCSD machine". Nevada Journal. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
- February 4, 2013 (2013-02-04). "The National Right to Work Committee® | 'The Teachers' Union Just Keeps Doing the Limbo From Year to Year to See How Much Lower It Can Go . . .'". Nrtwc.org. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
- Union “Benefits Review” Requires Birth Certificates, Tax Returns | Intercepts
- Is the Clark County School District a “political machine”? | Nevada News and Views
- E-mails get school district in legal bind | Las Vegas Review-Journal
- Educators of Distinction - National Society of High School Scholars
- "2008 Nevada Press Association Better Newspaper Contest winners - Las Vegas Sun News". Lasvegassun.com. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
- Nevada Arts Council, "Artist Fellowships Awarded," Summer 2004