Glenn Kimber

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Glenn Kimber is an American author and educator. He founded Kimber Academy,[1] a network of private schools, and is a prominent figure among U.S. homeschooling families.

Kimber is past president of the National Center for Constitutional Studies (NCCS), a conservative constitutionalist institution. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University in 1971.

Coral Ridge Baptist University awarded him an honorary Doctorate of Humanities in 1988.[2] Kimber consulted on the initial curriculum design of George Wythe College,[3] which awarded him a Ph.D. in Education in 1994, two years after it opened. As a result of these degrees, he uses the designation of "Dr." in his curricula vitae.[4][5]

Kimber joined William H. Doughty in building the Institute for Constitutional Education after it broke from the NCCS in 1986. He was also a board member at Doughty's Meadeau View Institute in the early 1990s.[3]

He married a daughter of W. Cleon Skousen in 1965. Kimber and his wife have authored at least 28 textbooks. George Wythe College awarded her a B.S. in Biblical Studies in 1993, and under Skousen's mentorship, Coral Ridge Baptist University awarded her a masters in Religious Education the next year.[4]

Kimber and Donald N. Sills (founder of George Wythe College) partnered to found a for-profit university called American Founders University.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://deseretnews.com/article/1,5143,580036997,00.html Accessed 9 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 7, 2009. Retrieved January 9, 2009.  Accessed 9 January 2009.
  3. ^ a b http://www.gw.edu/pdf/gwc_history.pdf[permanent dead link] Accessed 9 January 2009.
  4. ^ a b http://www.kimberacademy.net/?page_id=2 Accessed 9 January 2009.
  5. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-03-06. Retrieved 2008-07-17.  Accessed 9 January 2009.