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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1991
Describes Frances McClelland Mayfarth's childhood, editorial work for the Association for Childhood Education, professorship at New York University, presidency of Wheelock College, work as a high school teacher, and retirement. (BC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Biographies, Career Development, Editors
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Shipley, Ferne – Childhood Education, 1993
Examines the career of Alice V. Keliher. Keliher's professional training and diverse teaching and leadership experiences are discussed. Her accomplishments include elementary school teaching, professorships at several universities, community service in the area of children and youth, educational innovations, and consultation to various government…
Descriptors: Biographies, Child Advocacy, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Blackwood, Paul E. – Childhood Education, 1988
Presents a short biography of Helen Heffernan, who is remembered for her years of service in the California State Department of Education, during which she developed educational programs that significantly influenced public education at every level. Heffernan developed programs for rural education, progressive education, kindergarten and preschool…
Descriptors: Biographies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education