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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1992
Presents a biographical account of the educator, Amy M. Hostler: this account includes a discussion of her early years; her education and training as a teacher; her work in early childhood education; professional achievement--including the establishment kindergartens in Puerto Rico; tenure at Mills College; and international contributions. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Biographies, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Dickerson, Mildred – Childhood Education, 1992
Profiles the life and career of James L. Hymes, Jr., the child development and parent education specialist, teacher and parent educator, and child and parent advocate. Emphasizes Hymes' publications and television work. (LB)
Descriptors: Biographies, Change Agents, Child Advocacy, Child Development Specialists
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Blackwood, Paul E. – Childhood Education, 1993
This biography of Hazel Flannery Gabbard discusses her organization of nursery school centers in Rochester, New York; her work as an education specialist in the U.S. Office of Education; her cooperation with national organizations; and her international education activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Early Childhood Education, International Education, International Organizations
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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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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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Rasmussen, Margaret – Childhood Education, 1990
Presents a biographical sketch of educator Agnes Snyder that includes her background, teaching and administrative experiences, philosophies of education and life, and samples of her poetry. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Biographies, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1989
Provides a brief biography of Agnes Louise Adams, who was awarded the first Distinguished Service Medallion by the National College of Education in 1980. (RJC)
Descriptors: Biographies, Career Development, Professors, Teacher Background
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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
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1985
Traces the personal and professional lives of two sisters, Edna Dean Baker and Clara Belle Baker, who were influential in the direction of childhood education in the U.S. Particularly highlights their early years, education, careers, and accomplishments in the educational field and publications, professional contributions, and honors. (DST)
Descriptors: Biographies, Careers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Background