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educator , consultant , writer

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


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


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.


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.



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.


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.


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).


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

George Olan Sparkman

Mary Louise (Jones) Sparkman

Wanda Phillips

Rita Sharon Sparkman

Ricky Brandon Sparkman

Robert Lee Sparkman