Course: HMNS 1010

Contact Information:

Phone: 401-333-7285

Office: Flanagan Campus
Room #1248
Louisquisset Pike
Lincoln, RI 02865

Office Hours: By Appointment

Dr. John A. Worsley
Professor, Human Services

Rhode Island College

Post-Graduate, Program in Educational Leadership

New England Educational Institute

Advanced Studies in Psychology

Clark University

Ph.D., American Culture and Government; Modern European History

Brown University

MAT, American History/Education

BA, International Relations


 Academic Awards

  NDEA Fellowship for Improvements in Teaching, Clark University

  Ford Foundation Fellowship, Educational Innovations, Brown University

  President's Award from the National Organization for Human Services


 Other Professional Experience

 Director, Dormitories, Clark University.

 Newspaper Reporter; Press Secretary, Governor of Rhode Island; TV Documentary Writer; and Advertising Copy Writer.

 Professional Musician (piano); concert producer.

 Superintendent of Schools.

 Music Writer, Various Newspapers and Magazines.

 Jazz Historian.


 Professional Organizations

 American Association of School Administrators

 Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

 Rhode Island School Superintendents Association

 Rhode Island Association for Curriculum Development

 New England Organization of Human Services, President, 1985 1987


Teaching Experience

   Professor, Human Services, CCRI, 1971- Present; Department Chair, 1971-1987.

   Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1967-1971.

   Pawtucket West High School, English/Social Studies.

   Part-time teaching: Brown University, Clark University, University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams College, and Cape Cod Community College.


 Civic Organizations

 Pawtucket Historic District Commission, Vice Chair

 Pawtucket Arts Council, Volunteer Executive Director
As Executive Director of The Pawtucket Arts Council, John Worsley has managed a wide range of musical productions including: Scott Hamilton, Gene Bertoncini, The Providence Mandolin Orchestra and The Pandora Mandolin Ensemble, to name a few.

 Povidence Art Club

 Povidence Federation of Musicians, Executive Board Member

 The University Club, Providence, Entertainment Committee

 Home Health Services, Board Member

 Preservation Society of Pawtucket, Vice President

 Providence Federation of Musicians, Board Member

 Rhode Island Historical Society, Executive Board

 Friends of RISD Museum

 Midcoast Maine Jazz Society


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