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library director

Jonathan David Sparks, American library director. Member of American Library Association, Oklahoma Council Academy Library. Directors (executive committee 2006), Oklahoma Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries.

Background

Sparks, Jonathan David Son of Asa Hill and Pansy Violet Sparks.

Education

Bachelor, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, 1967. Master of Library Science, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1969. Educational Specialist, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1994.

Career

Library. science instructor Murray State University, Kentucky, 1971—1972. Pastor & evangelist Church Nazarene, 1972—1980. Headmaster Christian Heritage Academy, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980—1983.

Elementary school principal Kendall Acres Academy, Miami, 1983—1985. Dean library services Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, 1999—2005. Reference, programming library Miami-Dade Public Library.

Systems, 1985—1990; dean undergraduate college, library Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, 2005—2007. Library director Huntington University, Indiana, 1969—1971, Friends University, Wichita, Kansas, 1990—1995, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, Oklahoma, 1995—1999, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, since 2007.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Oklahoma Council Academy Library. Directors (executive committee 2006), Oklahoma Library. Association, Association Christian Libraries.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel.

Connections

Married Paula Faye Hicks, June 11, 1970. Children: Stacy Michelle Jones, Melodie Renee Luckett.

father:
Asa Hill

mother:
Pansy Violet Sparks

spouse:
Paula Faye Hicks

child:
Stacy Michelle Jones Sparks

child:
Melodie Renee Luckett Sparks