Company: Livingston Educational Support Services
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
James B. Livingston, President at Livingston Educational Support Services, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and administration.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience in education, Mr. Livingston has served as president of Livingston Educational Support Services since 2000, having been an owner since 1998. Prior to these appointments, Mr. Livingston held several teaching roles around the Minneapolis, MN, area, including as teacher of the Center School, instructor at the Brooklyn Center of North Hennepin Community College, instructor at the Arts Institute International, facilitator at the High School for Recording Arts, and instructor at Century Community College. He commenced his career as a science teacher at the Archdiocese of St. Paul from 1970 to 1979.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Livingston has served his community in a number of roles, including as an actor at the Midtown YMCA Theatre in 2003 and 2004, vice chair of Parents of East Africans from 1997 to 1999, and founder and facilitator of the Southside Writers’ Studio from 1985 to 1996. He was also a member of the Board and Committee Seward Neighborhood in the late 1990s.
To prepare for his career, Mr. Livingston pursued a formal education, earning a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Minnesota in 1967, followed by a Master of Arts in philosophy from Bryn Mawr College in 1969. He completed his education years later after obtaining some hands-on experience in the field, earning a Master of Education from the University of St. Thomas in 1987. He has since been certified as a science teacher for grades seven through 12 in the state of Minnesota.
A prolific author, Mr. Livingston enjoys spending his spare time writing books and poetry, contributing more than 175 poems in 100 journals throughout his career. He was also the author of “Marginalia, Lavender Dandelions,” “In the Middle of the Road,” “A Crying Shame: Education in America,” “Middle Night, Beloved Memories, Mother Superior,” and “We Have Cried So Many Times Before.” He was also included in the first edition of Ageless Authors Anthology in 2017, a collection of celebrated poetry from writers aged 65 and older.
In recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, Mr. Livingston has accrued several accolades throughout his impressive career. The recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018, he was honored with the Mentorship Award from the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers in 2004 and 2006, a Minnesota Playwrights’ Discovery Award from VSA Arts in 1999, and an Artist Recognition Award in 1997, 1998, and 1999. Notably, he was selected for inclusion in the 60th and 61st editions of Who’s Who in America.
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