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educator , consultant , writer

Brandon Buster Sparkman, American educator, consultant, writer. Recipient Human Relations award Jackson.

Background

Sparkman, Brandon Buster was born on August 2, 1929 in Hartselle, Alabama, United States. Son of George Olan and Mary Louise (Jones) Sparkman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University North Alabama, 1952. Master of Arts, University Alabama, 1958. Educational Specialist, University Alabama, 1961.

Doctor of Education, Auburn University, Alabama, 1970.

Career

Teacher, assistant principal Phllips High School, Bear Creek, Alabama, 1954-1957. Principal Tuscumbia, 1957-1965. Assistant superintendent, 1965-1969.

Educational consultant Auburn Center, 1969-1970. Member faculty department school administration Auburn University, 1970. Assistant superintendent for staff personnel development Jackson (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1970-1971, superintendent, 1971-1973.

School superintendent Richland County School District 1, Columbia, South Carolina, 1973-1975. Assistant superintendent instruction Hartselle (Alabama) City Schools, 1975-1980. Superintendent Guntersville (Alabama) City Schools, 1980-1988.

Chief Executive Officer The Right Combination Public & Educational Services Corporation, Guntersville, Alabama, 1984-1993. Adjunct professor University Alabama, Birmingham, 1998-2000. Writer, consultant in field.

Works

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

Board directors Morgan County chapter American Red Cross, United Givers Fund, Colbert-Lauderdale Child Study Center, Sheffield-Tuscumbia Credit Union. Board governors Jackson Symphony Orchestra. Advisory board Jackson Mental Health Center.

Served with Army of the United States, 1952-1954. Member American, Ala associations school administrators (past president), Alabama Council School Administration and Supervision (past president), Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alabama Association Supervision and Curriculum Development (past president), Florence State University Alumni Association (past president).

Connections

Married Wanda Phillips, September 13, 1952. Children– Ricky Brandon, Rita Sharon, Robert Lee.

father:
George Olan Sparkman

mother:
Mary Louise (Jones) Sparkman

spouse:
Wanda Phillips

children:
Rita Sharon Sparkman

Ricky Brandon Sparkman

Robert Lee Sparkman