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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