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William Kenneth Poston,, American superintendent schools. Recipient Distinguished Service award, Arizona State University, 1978, award, Young Educational Leaders American, 1980, Alumni Achievement award, University Northern Iowa, 1981, citation award, Freedoms Found, 1983.


Poston,, William Kenneth was born on November 11, 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of William Kenneth and Wilma Beatrice (Schultz) Poston.


Bachelor, Iowa State Teachers College, 1961. Educational Specialist, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1966. Doctor of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1969.


Teacher science-mathematics, San Bernardino, California, 1961—1963. Teacher science Tempe High School, 1963—1964. Research assistant Arizona State University, Tempe, 1964—1965.

Research coordinator assistant principal Junior-Senior High School, 1965—1974. Assistant superintendent educational services Mesa Public Schools, Arizona, 1965—1974. Superintendent Flowing Wells Schools, Tucson, 1974—1983, Billings Public Schools, Montana, since 1983.

Tucson chairman United Way, 1982. Member advisory panel Gallup Education Poll.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.


Active member Young Men’s Christian Association, Community Effort Council, Tucson. Member of Association Supervision & Curriculum Devel, American Association School Administrators, Shriners, Sierra Club, Masons, Rotary, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Delta Kappa.


Married Marcia Sue Bottorff, August 19, 1961. Children: Heather Mikaleen, Holly Janelle.

William Kenneth Poston

Wilma Beatrice (Schultz) Poston

Marcia Sue Bottorff

Heather Mikaleen Poston,

Holly Janelle Poston,