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Education educator

Daniel Robert Beach, American education educator. Certified elementary principal, secondary principal, superintendent schools. Recipient service award Kappa Delta Pi, 1991, award for excellence in teaching Drury College Continuing Education Division, 1993.


Beach, Daniel Robert was born on November 27, 1943 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Samuel Allen and Rose Hilda (Bowdler) Beach.


Bachelor of Science, Southwest Missouri State University, 1965. Master of Education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1970. Doctor of Education, University Missouri, 1974.


Teacher, Springfield (Missouri) Public Schools, 1968-1973;principal, Springfield (Missouri) Public Schools, 1974-1983;professor education, Drury College, Springfield, since 1983.


  • Certified elementary principal, secondary principal, superintendent schools.


Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.


Racism is sin because it disregards the image of God in all people and denies the truth of the Gospel that believers are all one in Him.


Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.


Board directors Springfield Area Council Churches, 1988-1990, Springfield Area Boy Scouts American, 1981-1983, Springfield Community Foundation, 1987-1990, Pre-College Board for Gifted, since 1984. Captain United States Army, 1965-1968. Member Missouri Association Colleges for Teacher Education (president 1990-1992), Phi Delta Kappa (president 1976-1977, service award 1978).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, fishing.


Married Buanna Mae Matthews, April 3, 1966. Children: Edwin Daniel Beach, David Robert Beach.

Samuel Allen Beach

Rose Hilda (Bowdler) Beach

Buanna Mae Matthews

Edwin Daniel Beach

David Robert Beach