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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1988
Profiles a major innovator in education in the United States. Focuses on C.W. Washburne's adherence to his dynamic educational philosophy despite the persistent resistence he encountered. Summarizes his contributions as a principal and as an educator. (RWB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Education
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1993
Presents a short biography of Jennie Wahlert, who taught in the St. Louis Public Schools in the early 1900s, and later served in supervisory positions in the schools and as a college professor. Her career spanned seven decades and had a significant influence on education in St. Louis. (MDM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Elementary Education, Females
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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