Lederman as the new director of nursing.
A resident of Sturgis, Lederman was raised in the Mendon area and graduated
from Colon High School, Colon, Michigan. He received a Practical Nursing
Certificate from Glen Oaks; an Associate Degree in Nursing from New Mexico
State University; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Purdue University;
a Master of Arts Degree from Western Michigan University with emphasis on
Teaching in the Community College; and a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing
from Goshen College resulting in a Masters certification in Clinical Nurse
As a professor at the college, Lederman has completed his twenty-ninth year as full-time nursing faculty,
teaching courses in Nursing Role Transitions, Ethics, Pharmacology and Leadership as well as various
clinical assignments. He has taught for Goshen College in the RN-BSN completion program. Lederman
has held various nursing supervisory positions at Sturgis Hospital and the Community Health Center of
Branch County in Coldwater, Michigan. He also held the position of Director of Nursing at Thurston
Woods Village in Sturgis, Michigan prior to coming to Glen Oaks.
An alumnus of Glen Oaks, Lederman has received the E. J. Shaheen Chair For Teaching Excellence and
was nominated for the TRENDS Educator Award. Lederman has authored five chapters in the Sixth
Edition of “ Textbook of Basic Nursing ”published by J.B. Lippincott and has reviewed the book “Dosage
Calculation,” Fourth Edition.
Lederman served eleven years on the Community Mental Health Board of St. Joseph County in various
roles and currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Branch Area Careers Center in the Health
Lederman belongs to the American Nursing Association, Michigan Nursing Association and is a member of
Sigma Theta Tau International.
He holds dual licensure in Michigan and Indiana.