Dr. Clarence Bina grew up in Brocket, North Dakota, in the 1950s. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Mayville State College in 1964, a Master of Arts degree from North Dakota State University in 1966, and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of North Dakota in 1975. Dr. Bina retired from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction in 2003 where he directed the initial state standards and assessment projects (1993-2000). He also taught English at the college/university level for ten years, worked as a research analyst in the electric utility industry, and served as director of the North Dakota Mentoring Academy at Valley City State University.
Source: United Sportsmen of North Dakota website