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Walters S. Polka, American School superintendent. Certified school district administrator, teacher social studies, New York. Scholar Niagara U. Graduate School, 1968-1970; Filene Foundation fellow Harvard University, summer 1989. Member ASCD, American Association School Adminstrs., American Management Association, International Society.Ednl. Planning (treasurer, past president), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Lambda Theta.

Background

Polka, Walters S. was born on November 5, 1945 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Frank W. and Josephine B. (Ziblut) Polka.

Education

Bachelor, University Buffalo, 1968. Master of Arts, Niagara University, 1970. Master of Science, Niagara University, 1971.

Doctor of Education, University Buffalo, 1977. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1998. Postgraduate, Florida State University, 1993.

Career

Assistant superintendent Lewiston-Porter Center Schools, Youngstown, New York, 1986-1990. Curriculum coordinator Williamsville (New York ) Center Schools, 1973-1986. Teacher, high school Lewiston-Porter Center Schools, 1968-1973.

Superintendent Lewiston-Porter School District, since 1990. Adjunct professor Niagara University, Buffalo State College, Medaille College, University Buffalo. Curriculum advisor Hudson Institute, 1981-1984.

Achievements

  • Certified school district administrator, teacher social studies, New York.

Membership

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association School Administrators, American Management Association, International Society Educational Planning (treasurer, past president), Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Lambda Theta.

Connections

Married Victoria M. Homiszczak, August 3, 1968. Children: Jennifer Marie, Monica Jo.

father:
Frank W. Polka

mother:
Josephine B. (Ziblut) Polka

spouse:
Victoria M. Homiszczak

child:
Jennifer Marie Polka

child:
Monica Jo Polka