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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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Almy, Millie – Childhood Education, 1990
Retired teacher Roma Gans is described in terms of her early life and education, early teaching experience, teaching experience at Teachers College, publishing experience, citizenship, and retirement. (DG)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Leadership
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Childhood Education, 1990
The Association for Childhood Education International is an organization of professional educators, parents, and other adults interested in promoting good educational practices for children from infancy to early adolescence. ACEI maintains an archival deposit that includes children's books, personal papers, photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia…
Descriptors: Archives, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
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Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 1995
Recounts an interview with Professor Amita Verma. Highlights Professor Verma's contributions to practice, research, and policy in early childhood education and development at the national level in India. Suggests sources of information and the influence of various leaders on early childhood education and care in India. Indicates that concern about…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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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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Wortham, Sue C. – Childhood Education, 1985
Traces development of the Association for Childhood Education International from its founding in 1892 to the present, emphasizing historical events, social trends, and educational philosophies which have influenced its organizational endeavors. Examines current social problems and their influences on the educational and administrative direction of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy