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Earl John Ball, III, American school administrator. Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, University Pennsylvania.


III, Earl John Ball, was born on February 26, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Earl John and Isabel Wellover (Fredd) Ball.


AB, Middlebury College, 1965. Master of Arts in Teaching, Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Doctor of Education, University Pennsylvania, 1981.


Teacher English Baltimore City School, 1965—1966, Massachusetts, 1966—1967. Director bound program inner-city students Johns Hopkins University College, 1967—1969, instructor English methods and supervisor English teachers, 1969. Associate director teacher preparation & lecturer University Pennsylvania, 1970—1972.

Assistant headmaster Park School, Baltimore, 1972—1976. Headmaster William Penn Charter School, since 1976, overseer, since 1983.


Active member Sunday Breakfast Club. Trustee White-Williams Foundation, Bricker Foundation, First Church Germantown. Member board directors National Association Indiana School.

Chair executive committee Friends Council Education. Fellow: Principals Schools Girls. Member: Headmasters Association, Country Day School Headmasters Association, Germantown Cricket Club, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Pamie Esther Rentrop, August 12, 1967. Children: Christopher, Garrett.

Earl John Ball

Isabel Wellover (Fredd) Ball

Pamie Esther Rentrop

Garrett III

Christopher III