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Laurence Albert Walker

university dean

Laurence Albert Walker, American university dean. Recipient Distinguished Service award Future Fanners American; Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American; Luther Wesley Smith Education award American Baptist Churches, 1978; Laramie Community Service award, 1978. member Laramie Parks Recreation Board Recipient Distinguished Service award Future Fanners American.

Background

Walker, Laurence Albert was born on November 13, 1919 in Gillette, Wyoming, United States. Son of Marion A. and Ruth Elizabeth (Spielman) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Wyoming, 1949, Master of Arts, 1951. Doctor of Education (Graduate fellow), U. Florida, 1964.

Career

1 son, David Laurence. Teacher, Campbell County (Wyoming) Rural Schools, 1937-1942, Albin (Wyoming) Public School, 1942-1943, Torrington (Wyoming) Public Schools, 1943-1945. Elementary principal Jackson (Wyoming) Public Schools, 1945-1949.

Teacher laboratory school U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1949-1953, director laboratory school, 1954-1956, 59-60, coordinator extension classes, 1960-1963, professor elementary education and curriculum, after 1964, assistant dean, 1956-1959, associate dean, 1964-1966, 67-70, acting dean, 1966-1967, 70-71, dean, after 1971. Consultant Lear Sigler Corporation. Visiting lecturer U. Northern Colorado, U. Florida, Florida Institute Continuing Education Studies.

School consultant or evaluator, South Dakot, Nebraska, Nevada, Colorado, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Wyoming, P.R. President, Albany County (Wyoming) History Society, 1975-1979. Member Laramie Parks Recreation Board.

Works

  • Author: School Camping, 1952. (with Dorris Sander) First Grade Entrance Requirements, 1951. Contributor to education journals and curriculum guides.

Membership

Member Laramie Parks Recreation Board Recipient Distinguished Service award Future Fanners American.

Connections

Married Mathilda Martha Michalek, June, 1946.

father:
Marion A. Walker

mother:
Ruth Elizabeth (Spielman) Walker

spouse:
Mathilda Martha Michalek