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school district executive

Joseph Payton, American School district executive. Avocations: chess, golf. M C. Recipient Milwaukee Service award, Alcorn State University, 1989, Urban Research.Fellowship, Northwestern University, 1974; school named in his honor Bellwood Board Education. Member Bellwood, Illinois, 1988, Kiwanis Club, Bellwood, 1987.

Background

Payton, Joseph was born on June 30, 1944 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank and Marjorie (Connor) Payton.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, Tucson, 1968. Master of Education, University Arizona, Tucson, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1973.

Career

Teacher, principal, director, Illinois school districts, 1968-1979;director, Benton Harbor Area Schools, Michigan, 1979-1982;superintendent, Bellwood School District, Stone Park, Illinois, 1982-1988;area assistant superintendent, Kansas City shool district, Missouri, 1988-1989;executive director, Kansas City Kansas Rebound Center, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: chess, golf. M C.

Membership

Member Bellwood, Illinois, 1988, Kiwanis Club, Bellwood, 1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, golf.

Connections

Married Juanita Yvonne Hill, March 25, 1967. Children: Joseph Junior, Alanna.

father:
Frank Payton

mother:
Marjorie (Connor) Payton

spouse:
Juanita Yvonne Hill

children:
Joseph Junior Payton

Alanna Payton