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James Kent Walter, American educational administrator, consultant. Achievements include development of programs and curriculum materials for academically and culturally disadvantaged. Named Outstanding Educator and Administrator, Indiana Vocational Technology College Student Body, 1981; named one of Outstanding Young Men American Jaycess, 1983-1984, 1989.


Walter, James Kent was born on January 26, 1948 in Kokomo, Indiana, United States. Son of Jack Gibson and Marie (Kaplan) Walter.


Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1970. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1972. Doctor of Education, Ball State University, 1986.


Teacher English Sycamore Middle School, Kokomo, 1970—1972, Haworth High School, Kokomo, 1981—1984. Department head, right to read coordinator Sycamore Middle School, 1972—1980. Head trade and technical division Indiana Vocational Technology College, 1980—1981.

Assistant principal Kokomo High School, 1984—1986, Maple Crest School, Kokomo, 1986—1988. Principal Edinburgh Community Junior & Senior High School, 1988—1990. Professor educational administration & fellow Center Higher Education University Akron, 1990—1991.

Associate superintendent Twinsburg City School District, Ohio, since 1991. Co-developer Walter Carfield Graphic Overlay System Teacher Evaluation. Lecturer in field, since 1983.

Adjunct professor education Indiana University, 1986—1988. Founder James K. Walter and Associates, 1988. Adjunct faculty member school education Ashland University, Ohio, since 1990.


  • Achievements include development of programs and curriculum materials for academically and culturally disadvantaged.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: School Fiscal Management: How to Keep Out of Trouble, 1987, The Elementary Principal as Fiscal Manager, 1989. Co-author: (with William Sharp) The Non-Educational Tasks of the Principal, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of National Education Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Kokomo Principals Association, Indiana Secondary School Administrators, National Association Secondary School Principals, National Organization Legal Problems Education, Kokomo Teachers Association, Indiana State Teachers Association, Indiana Council Teachers English, National Council Teachers English, Lions, Elks, Phi Delta Kappa (vice president 1990, president 1991).


Married Deborah Marie Crouch, January 29, 1968. Children: Zachary Fitzgerald, Andrea Marie.

Jack Gibson Walter

Marie (Kaplan) Walter

Deborah Marie Crouch

Zachary Fitzgerald Walter

Andrea Marie Walter