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elementary school prinicpal

David Lee Sipka, American elementary school prinicpal. Certified teacher, Michigan. Recipient Peacemaker award Education Communications, St. James Catholic School, Grand Rapids, 1994.

Background

Sipka, David Lee was born on September 7, 1952 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Alois Joseph and Geradine Pauline (Wieber) Sipka.

Education

Bachelor, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1974. Master of Arts in Educational Administration, Michigan State University, 1980.

Career

Teacher, St. Francis Xavier Catholic School, Grand Rapids, 1974-1976;principal, St. Joseph Catholic School, Belding, Michigan, 1976-1982;principal, Holy Trinity Catholic School, Comstock Park, Michigan, 1982-1986;principal, St. James Catholic School, Grand Rapids, 1986-1994;executive director Catholic elementary schools, Diocese of Grand Rapids, 1992-1994;principal, St. John Vianney School, Wyoming, Michigan, since 1994. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Michigan.

Membership

President Diocesan School Administrators Association, Diocese of Grand Rapids, 1993-1994. Chairperson MANS Accrediting Association Visiting Teams, 1993-1994. Board directors Channel 23 television, Grand Rapids, 1991-1994.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Michigan Reading Association, Michigan State University Alumni Association, National Catholic Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: basketball and softball officiating.

Connections

Married Debra Ann Vogt, June 15, 1974 (divorced May 1991). Children: Matthew David, Michael David. Married Wendy F. Gaynor, August 7, 1992.

father:
Alois Joseph Sipka

mother:
Geradine Pauline (Wieber) Sipka

spouse:
Debra Ann Vogt

spouse:
Wendy F. Gaynor

child:
Matthew David Sipka

child:
Michael David Sipka