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William Edgar Young, Religious organization official ( relig., Educated)religious organization official, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service award Metro Association Religious Education Dirs., 1980; Founders award Georgia Church Sections Association, 1981, Distinguished Alumni award S.W. Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993.

Background

Young, William Edgar was born on July 28, 1930 in Whitesburg, Georgia, United States. Son of Edgar Woodfin and Maude Alva (Duke) Young.

Education

Student, Warren Wilson College, 1954. AB, Mercer University, 1956. Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1958.

Postgraduate, George Peabody College Teachers. Postgraduate, University Tennessee, Nashville. Postgraduate, Southern Methodist University.

Postgraduate, University San Francisco. Postgraduate, Lesley College.

Career

Minister of education and music 1st Baptist Church, Swainsboro, Georgia, 1958-1959, Sherman, Texas, 1960-1964. Teacher North Cobb High School, Marietta, Georgia, 1959-1960. Church business administration consultant, 1964-1965.

Director church administration field services Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, 1965-1970, manager preschooling children's section discipleship training department, 1970-1992, childhood education and family life consultant, 1992^. Adjunct Professor School Religious Education, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville. Adjunct Professor childhood education Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, California, 1980, 94, School Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1984, 94.

Guest lecturer creative writing East Texas State University, Texarkana. Chairman District II citizens advisory county Metro Schools, 1975-1976. President Stanford Parent-Teachers Association, 1974-1975, Grassland Parent-Teachers Association, 1977-1978.

Lecturer European Baptist Convention. Southern Baptist convention representative United States Dept Healthand Human Superior vena cava syndrome, National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. President Franklin High Community Association.

Parent representative Williamson County curriculum assessment group Middle School Task Force, 1979. Member of advisory council education department Belmont College. Board directors Tennessee Parents Anonymous.

Works

Membership

Chairman District II citizens advisory council Metro Schools, 1975-1976. President Stanford Parent-Teachers Association, 1974-1975, Grassland Parent-Teachers Association, 1977-1978. Lecturer European Baptist Convention, 1990, 2000.

Southern Baptist convention representative United States Department Health and Human Services, National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. President Franklin High Community Association. Parent representative Williamson County curriculum assessment group Middle School Task Force, 1979.

Member advisory council education department Belmont College. Board directors Tennessee Parents Anonymous. Served with United States Air Force, Korea, 1951-1954.

Member Baptist Association Christian Education (president 1977-1978, secretary-treasurer, board directors 1984-1990, treasurer, board directors 1990-1995, Distinguished Leadership award 1996), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association Childhood Education International (public affairs committee, early adolescent committee), National Association Education of Young Children, Southern Early Childhood Association, American Society Training and Development, International Network Children's Ministry (board directors 1994-2005, Excellence in Ministry to Children award 1994, David C. Cook Victor Cory award for Visionary Leadership in Christian Education 1997), Nashville Area Association for Education Young Children (governor board since 1999), LifeWay Retirees Fellowship (member executive committee 2000-2003).

Connections

Married Mary Todd Watts, March 9, 1963. Children: William Jefferson, Todd Woodfin.

father:
Edgar Woodfin Young

mother:
Maude Alva (Duke) Young

spouse:
Mary Todd Watts

child:
William Jefferson Young

child:
Todd Woodfin Young