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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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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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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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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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Blackwood, Paul E. – Childhood Education, 1991
Recounts the life of Bess Goodykoontz in her roles as elementary school teacher, college professor of elementary education; high-level administrator in the U.S. Office of Education, influential member of numerous professional organizations, and active leader in international organizations and movements. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Federal Government
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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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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