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Minister , Elementary education educator

Walter Dale Plants was American elementary school educator, minister. Certified elementary teacher, educational administrator.


Plants, Walter Dale was born on June 8, 1942 in Middlefield, Ohio, United States. Son of William E. and Hazel A. Plants.


Bachelor's Degree, Azusa Pacific University, 1967. Master of Education, University Nevada, 1970.


Elementary teacher Churchill County School District, Fallon, Nevada, 1967—1969, 1970—1972, elem teacher, 1988—2001. Graduate assistant University Nevada, Reno, 1969-1970. Teacher Kingman (Arizona) Elementary School District #4, 1972-1977.

Head science program E. C. Best Elementary School, Fallon, 1988—2001. Retired, 2007

Adjunct instructor Arizona State University, Tempe, 1973-1977. Consultant science Arizona State Department Education, 1975-1977.


  • Certified elementary teacher, educational administrator.


Board directors Solar Energy Commission Mohave County, Arizona, 1974. Coordinator County Science Fair, 1988-1993. Active Western Regional Science Fair Committee.

Science fair coordinator Churchill County, 1989-1994. Member committee Regional Science Fair, 1992-1994. Minister non-demoninational church, 1969-2005.

Member National Education Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Science Teachers Association, National Council Teachers of Mathematics, International Reading Association, Churchill County Education Association (Teacher of Year 1989), International Platform Association, National Arbor Day Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, National Parks and Conservation Association, National Audubon Society, Nevada State Teachers of Year Association (president 1994-1996, president 1996-1997), Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Sarah A. Gaddis, July 5, 1962. Children: Dale Anthony, Jeanette Marie.

William E.

Hazel A. Plants

Sarah A. Gaddis

Dale Anthony Plants

Jeanette Marie Plants