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Wallace Clarence Strong, American school administrator. Certified secondary educator, Alaska, Washington; certified secondary and elementary administrator, Washington, secondary administrator, Alaska. Named Man of Month, United States Naval Station, 1964; fellow National Science Foundation, 1987-1988.


Strong, Wallace Clarence was born on December 14, 1943 in Toppenish, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of James Howard and Margaret (Nelson) Strong.


Bachelor, University California, 1974. Master of Education, Western Washington University, 1977. Postgraduate, Central Washington University, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, University Illinois, since 1992.


Teacher, Camp Chaparral-Yakima National, Toppenish, Washington, 1971-1975;research assistant, U. Washington, Seattle, 1974-1975;teacher, intern, Neah Bay (Washington) Elementary/Secondary Teacher Corp, 1975-1976;planning director, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Nixon, Nevada, 1978-1980;teacher, Garfield Elementary School, Toppenish, 1978;director, Yakima Nation, Toppenish, 1977-1978;teacher, Stewart (Nevada) Indian School, 1980;master teacher, coach, Yakima Tribal School, Toppenish, 1981-1989;education coordinator, Sitka (Alaska) Native Education Program, 1989-1990;curriculum director, Santa Fe Indian School, since 1990. Curriculum task force member American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Albuquerque, 1991. Grant writer Yakima Nation, Toppenish, 1978.

Consultant in field.


  • Certified secondary educator, Alaska, Washington. Certified secondary and elementary administrator, Washington, secondary administrator, Alaska.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Resolving School Conflicts, 1977. Editor newsletter National Indian Counselors Association, 1990-1992.


President Golden Eagle Runner's Club, Wapato, Washington, 1984-1986. Member Wapato Parks and Recreation Commission, 1988-1989, Principal's Advisory Committee, Sitka, 1989-1990. Chairman Parent Education Committee, Wapato, 1988-1989.

With United States Navy, 1962-1966. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Principals, National Indian Education Association, National Indian Counselor Association, University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association, Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, leathercrafting, sports card collecting, running, Research.


Married Karen Leslie Roberts, December 30, 1973. Children: Tecumseh Lester Roberts.

James Howard Strong

Margaret (Nelson) Strong

Karen Leslie Roberts

Tecumseh Lester Roberts Strong