Richard E. Wortmann

Richard E. Wortmann, appointed to the Board in 2009, teaches science at Ottumwa High School in Ottumwa, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Science Education. Before that, he graduated from Davis County High School in Bloomfield, Iowa.       

Mr. Wortmann has taught high school science for 10 years, been Science Department Chair for 3 years, long term member of the National Science Teachers Association and the Iowa State Teachers Section of the Iowa Academy of Science. He has also served on the Iowa State Education Association Political Action Committee.

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