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Educational administrator

James John Kiefert, American educational administrator. Recipient Golden Key award, Wisconsin Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1963; fellow, National Defense Education Act, 1966, Kettering Foundation, 1979-1984; scholar, National Defense Education Act, 1965; Federal grants, 1967, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977-1983.

Background

Kiefert, James John was born on September 21, 1938 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Michael Henry and Gertrude Mary (Cygan) Kiefert.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wisconsin State University, 1960. Master of Education, University North Dakota, 1965. Doctor of Education, University North Dakota, 1967.

Career

Teacher, coach Merrill, Wisconsin, 1960—1964. Research assistant University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1965—1967. Professor education Washington State University, Pullman, 1967—1971.

Adjunct professor University Washington, Seattle, 1971—1979, Seattle Pacific University, 1978—1983. Assistant superintendent Educational Service District Northern 121, Seattle, 1971—1984, Educational Service District 171, Wenatchee, since 1984. Consultant Electro-Science Industries, Portland, Oregon, since 1980.

Membership

Member Governor's Task Force Edn. Scoutmaster Boy Scouts America. Member of American Association School Administrators, American Educational Research Association, Washington Educational Research Association (president 1978, exec secretary since 1978), Northwest Evaluation Association (president 1975, 1982), Corinthian Yacht Club (Tacoma), Elks Lodge, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Linda Carol Kuhl, August 21, 1962 (divorced). Children: Susan, Peter, John, Sandra, Wendy, Kamela.

father:
Michael Henry Kiefert

mother:
Gertrude Mary (Cygan) Kiefert

spouse:
Linda Carol Kuhl

children:
Susan Kiefert

Peter Kiefert

John Kiefert

Sandra Kiefert

Wendy Kiefert

Kamela Kiefert