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Ralph Walker

Ralph Walker (IN '95)

Retired


At the time of the Award, Ralph Walker was:

Principal
Clinton Central Junior-Senior High School
Michigantown, IN


Biographical Information

Ralph Walker currently serves as Superintendent of the Delphi Community School Corporation. He was born and raised on a 200 acre farm in southeastern Clinton County. His love for agriculture led him to be an active member of the Clinton Central FFA chapter and on to being a State FFA Officer. Between his junior and senior year at the National Youth power conference in Chicago, he was name top teen boy in America. Mr. Walker follwed his love for agriculture and became of of Indiana's most successful agriculture teachers with his program being ranked #1 in the state seven of the twelve years that he was an agriculture teacher. His desire to move into school administration came when he served the Clinton Central Community as its high school principal for seven years. During his term as principal he was selected as the State of Indiana's top educator and was awarded the prestigious Bell Ringer Award. during Mr. Walker's eight year tenure as Superintendent at the Community Schools of Lebanon he brought the schools up 158 spots from their 229th ranking in the state on the ISTEP+ exam to ranking 71st. Mr. Walker is married to Nancy his wife of 40 years. Mrs. Walker shares in his love for education and has been a teacher for 30 years. Mr. and Mrs. Walker have two children, a son and a daughter. Kevin, their son, is a farmer in Clinton County. Candie, their daughter is one of the chief designers for Chico's in Fort Myers, Florida. Mr. Walker enjoys speing time with his grandchildren, auctioneering on Saturdays, boating, and skiing. Mr. Walker's professional interests include Curriculum, Teacher Effectiveness, School Finance, and Education Technology.


Personal Message

Hello, I am very interested in discovering curriculum or teaching techniques that will help my teachers become more effective in their classrooms. I would look forward to sharing thoughts and ideas on this topic. Ralph



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1971 Purdue University, EDS.

Superintendent


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