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From the archives (Jan. 2012): Tulsan of the Year: Keith Ballard

In 2011, the Tulsa Public Schools superintendent faced the most difficult undertaking of his career: tackling a much-overdue effort to realign the number of schools in the state's largest school district to eliminate costly and wasteful under-capacity issues that had crept into the system over time and restore academic equity.
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Funeral scheduled for former TPS superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard

CLAREMORE, Okla. — Friends and family will have a chance to say goodbye to former Tulsa Public Schools superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard this weekend. Ballard passed away earlier this week, nine months after he was diagnosed with ALS. Ballard’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. at...
CLAREMORE, OK
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Tulsa World

Services set Saturday for former Tulsa superintendent Keith Ballard

Services for former superintendent of Tulsa, Claremore and Oologah schools Keith Ballard are set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Claremore. Ballard died Tuesday at age 72. After his diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — late last year, Ballard...
TULSA, OK
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oologahonline.com

Former Oologah Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard passes away

After battling ALS for nearly a year, former Oologah superintendent and longtime education advocate Dr. Keith Ballard passed away on Tuesday morning, Sept. 28. Ballard was diagnosed in late 2020 with ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease and has since struggled with the debilitating effects of the disease. Ballard...
OOLOGAH, OK

Former TPS superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard dies

TULSA, Okla. — Dr. Keith Ballard, a longtime TPS superintendent, has died. Ballard passed away after battling Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS. Current TPS superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist shared Ballard’s death in a touching post on Facebook. You can read it below. ©2021 Cox Media Group.
TULSA, OK
Tulsa World

Throwback Tulsa: TPS names Keith Ballard superintendent on this day in 2008

On this day in 2008, Keith Ballard, the executive director of the Oklahoma State School Boards Association and former superintendent at Claremore and Oologah-Talala, was officially selected Tulsa Public Schools superintendent. Ballard replaced Superintendent Michael Zolkoski, who left in an early contract termination agreement. In a 2013 editorial, the Tulsa...
OKLAHOMA STATE

Dr. Keith Ballard honored by the Oklahoma legislature

Both the state senate and house presented Dr. Ballard with resolutions commending his life-long dedication to education in Oklahoma. Ballard served as the superintendent for Oologah, Claremore, and Tulsa public schools and served as the leader of the state’s school boards before becoming a professor at the University of Oklahoma.
OKLAHOMA STATE