Individual Chapter Published from Outliers in Education to Help Future Teachers Preview Teaching and Other Career Options

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Chapter on Clark Sturges, Emeritus Professor at Diablo Valley College, released from the upcoming Outliers in Education to help guide future teachers and those new to the field.

We have interviewed an incredible group of teachers who pursued their passions and represent the gamut of age groups, experience levels, and teaching styles. They have tirelessly worked to create an atmosphere in which their students can learn and grow.

Outliers Publishing announced Chapter 4 of the upcoming book Outliers in Education with exclusive interview content from Clark Sturges, is now available for sale on Ingredientsofoutliers.com. Sturges is known for thirty-two years devoted to teaching English and his passion for language as the founder of a publishing company and accomplished author.

The eBook is $0.99 on Amazon.com and can be read on any device compatible with the Kindle eReader application.

Sturges was chosen as a featured outlier because he is passionate about teaching students how to use their voice in their writing in addition to his impressive resume, having found success in multiple careers. After graduating from Stanford with a degree in political science, Sturges worked as a reporter, eventually as a technical writer for aerospace companies. In pursuit of his passion for language, Sturges attended San Francisco State University to get his master’s degree in Language Arts. Sturges stumbled into teaching when his thesis advisor pushed him to apply for a part-time teaching job at the University. With no teaching experience or training, Sturges applied for and received the position. From there he worked as an Emeritus Professor at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California. Thus began his thirty-two years as an educator, working with students to grow as writers and never discouraging them. Now retired from teaching, Sturges founded the publishing company Devil Mountain Books. In the pursuit of his passions, Sturges did it all - edited, taught, wrote and published.

The upcoming title in which Sturges and 5 other outstanding educators will be featured, Outliers in Education, is expected to publish in September 2015. Other individuals profiled in the book include army veteran and Professor Emeritus at Drake University, Dr. Robert Kodama; early childhood education teacher and director of Villa Montessori School, Margo O’Neill; fifth grade teacher, Brenda Rico; English and Advanced Via Individual Development teacher, Maribeth Sublette; and owner and director of Little Friends Montessori School, Mary Vallelonga.

“We have interviewed an incredible group of teachers who pursued their passions and represent the gamut of age groups, experience levels, and teaching styles. They have tirelessly worked to create an atmosphere in which their students can learn and grow. This is a culture we want to replicate and our future teachers will be greatly enriched by wise words from there mentors,” said author, entrepreneur, and emergency physician, John Shufeldt.

Buy the full Outliers in Education book at http://www.ingredientsofoutliers.com. For inquiries, contact apacion@ingredientsofoutliers.com.

About Author John Shufeldt:
As well as being a practicing physician and lawyer, Shufeldt is an experienced pilot and a business entrepreneur. He is the owner of telemedicine company MeMD.com, UrgentRad.com, UcinetMSO.org, and UrgentCareEducation.com among other health and non healthcare businesses. He teaches regularly at ASU to master’s level business and law students and is on the Phoenix SWAT team.
Go http://www.facebook.com/readingredientsofoutliers for updates and to learn more about Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers and the Outlier Series.

About the Outlier Series:
After the publication of Ingredients of Outliers, Ingredients of Young Outliers, Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers, and Outliers in Medicine, Outliers in Education will be followed by at least 9 other books over the course of 2015-2016. The books are intended for students, college graduates and anyone interested in entering or furthering their career. The goal of the series is to offer books specific to sought-after career fields with insider information and recommended channels for pursuing that career from experts in each respective profession.

The career fields featured in the Outlier Series will include but are not limited to:
Medicine, Education, Writing & Journalism, Health, Sports, Entrepreneurism & Business, Music, Science, Arts & Entertainment, Technology, and Service to Mankind & Humanity.

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