Download an Author Info Sheet about Chuck by Clicking Here Chuck was born in 1946 and raised in Naperville, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He graduated from Conception Seminary College in 1968, but left his seminary studies at that point and began a 33-year teaching career in the Cleveland, Ohio, area.  Spinner taught high school Social Studies classes for twenty-one years in the Parma City School District and for twelve years for the Shaker Heights City schools. Spinner was named a Jennings Scholar and a Jennings Master Teacher Award recipient in 1979 and has also been designated as a Kent State Read Scholar and a John D. Rockefeller Scholar. Chuck and his wife, Patrice, have been married 37 years.  Their son, Scott, and his wife, Ellen, have two boys, Caleb and Joshua, who are the apples of their grandparents' eyes! Since their marriage in 1970, Chuck and Patrice have vacationed each summer at Lake Chautauqua in southwestern New York.  In 1998, they realized a life long dream by buying a cottage on the lake. Spinner has always enjoyed writing and since retirement has enjoyed creating articles in the program for the local single A Jamestown baseball team.  He also has recently composed a religious song called,  "My God Has Been Good To Me." Above:  Chuck Spinner (middle) and his wife, Patrice, are pictured with their son Scott, Scott’s wife, Ellen, and their two grandchildren, Caleb (left) and Joshua. © 2010 Chuck Spinner.  Website Designed by Virtual Admins Plus