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Jeffrey Selman - Independent. Greater Atlanta Area, GA, US

Jeffrey Selman Jeffrey Selman

Public Speaker on Separation of Church and State | Independent

Greater Atlanta Area, GA, UNITED STATES

Speaker and legal plaintiff in defense of American Freedom, specifically the Separation of Church and State.

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Biography

• Born in the Bronx NY currently live in Marietta Georgia.
• Earned a BA in History from Lehman College.
• Worked for the US government in the "War on Poverty" as a VISTA with the Navajo.
• Taught elementary school and High School History in NYC.
• Computer Programming Consultant and Manager.
• One of the original founders of the Rainforest Alliance out of NYC.
• Member of the Georgia State Curriculum Committee in 1996.
• Married with one child.
• A former President of the Vegetarian Society of Georgia.
• Lead plaintiff in Selman vs. Cobb County Board of Education – a successful federal landmark case protecting science education. The case concerned the teaching of Evolution vs. Creationism / Intelligent Design in public school science classes and focused specifically on disclaimers against evolution inserted in biology textbooks
• Driving force and participating plaintiff in the Cobb County Commission sectarian invocation suit.
• Advisory Board member of Georgia Citizens for Integrity in Science Education (GCISE).
• President of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Georgia Chapter.
• Board member of the ACLU of Georgia.
• Writing the autobiographical account, "God Sent Me: a Textbook case on Evolution vs. Creation".
• Speaker for the defense of American Freedom and the support of Separation of Church and State.
• Seasoned interviewee – appearing on “Good Morning America,” “Nightly News with Tom Brokaw,” “Penn & Teller,“ "Nancy Grace,” “Fox News,” The French “Canal Plus,” "Atlanta Jewish Talk" on Air America and the BBC. Interviewed by print media such as the “New York Times,” “Washington Post,” “Los Angeles Times,” “Time Magazine,” “Atlanta Journal

Industry Expertise (3)

Education/Learning Political Organization Public Policy

Areas of Expertise (3)

Public Speaking Interviewing Technical Recruiting

Accomplishments (1)

Selman vs Cobb County Georgia (personal)

2002-08-21

I was the lead plaintiff in Selman vs. Cobb County Board of Education – a successful federal landmark case protecting science education. The case concerned the teaching of Evolution vs. Creationism / Intelligent Design in public school science classes and focused specifically on disclaimers against evolution inserted into biology textbooks.

Education (1)

City University of New York-Herbert H. Lehman College: BA, History 1969

Affiliations (3)

  • Americans United for Separation of Church and State
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • National Center for Science Education

Event Appearances (1)

The Separation of Church and State

varrious events and dates addressing religeous to scientific organizations  Georgia

2002-08-21

Sample Talks (1)

The Separation of Church and State protection against theocracy

As lead plaintiff in Selman vs Cobb County Bd. of Ed, a successful federal landmark case protecting science education, I discuss the sleepwalking through democracy that can lead us to theocracy, a threat to liberty. I talk on teaching Evolution vs. Creationism / Intelligent Design in public school science classes.
As a plaintiff in the Cobb County Commission invocation suit, I discuss a second theocratic infiltration into our democracy, the mixing religious practices within government functions.

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Author Appearance

Fees

0 to 4000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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