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Public school administrator

Meril Ralph Smith, American public school administrator. Recipient Honor award, Cambrian District Teachers Association, 1966, 1971-1972. Member of South San Jose Fine Arts Association (founding member 1981), Asia-American Educators Association, Association Direct Instruction, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association California School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Smith, Meril Ralph was born on February 19, 1943 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Ralph Virgil and Betty Mathilda (Sherman) Smith.

Education

Bachelor, San Jose State University, California, 1965. Master of Arts, San Jose State University, California, 1973.

Career

Teacher Cambrian School District, San Jose, 1970—1972. With Oak Grove School District, 1972—1982, director instruction, 1979—1982. Assistant superintendent Berryessa School District, since 1982.

Captain United States Air Force, 1966-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sakamoto School Program Support System, 1974, Kid Country Spelling Program, 1978, Quick and Painless Curriculum Development Method, 1982.

Membership

Member of South San Jose Fine Arts Association (founding member 1981), Asia-American Educators Association, Association Direct Instruction, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association California School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Barbara Sue Forkash, June 30, 1968. Children: Rachel Esther, Leah Amy.

father:
Ralph Virgil Smith

mother:
Betty Mathilda (Sherman) Smith

spouse:
Barbara Sue Forkash

children:
Rachel Esther Smith

Leah Amy Smith