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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
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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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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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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