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Lawyer , Educational administrator

James Alton Taylor, American educational administrator, lawyer. Member of Louisiana Association School Executives, Music Educators National Conference, National Council Measurement Education, Louisiana Educational Research Association, American Educational Research Association, Association Supervision & Curriculum Development, Council Basic Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Taylor, James Alton was born on October 2, 1945 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of Olney Alton and Mary Lee (Caskey) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1968;Master of Education, Tulane University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University New Orleans, 1981. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 1988.

Career

1 son, James Alton. Musictchr., choral director Hahnville High School, Boutte, Louisiana, 1968-1976. Principal Carver Junior High School, Hahnville, Louisiana, 1976-1977. Principal Hahnville (Louisiana) Junior High School, 1977-1979.

Director evaluation, research and development St. Charles Parish Schools, Luling, Louisiana, 1979-1984, supervisor curriculum and instruction,1984—. Associate music director Concert Choir New Orleans, 1973-1990. Musicdir. FUMC, North Dakota, 1984.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Member of Louisiana Association School Executives, Music Educators National Conference, National Council Measurement Education, Louisiana Educational Research Association, American Educational Research Association, Association Supervision & Curriculum Development, Council Basic Education, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Myrna Rae Williams Taylor, September 2, 1967. 1 child James Alton.

father:
Olney Alton Taylor

mother:
Mary Lee (Caskey) Taylor

spouse:
Myrna Rae Williams Taylor

child:
James Alton Taylor