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The Western Journal of Education, Vol. 34 free pdf Excerpt from The Western Journal of Education, Vol. 34: January, 1928 The thirty-fourth annual session of the California Teachers Association, Southern Section, in Los Angeles, December 21, 22, 23, 1927, was the culmination of a great educational year in Southern California. Albert F. Vandegrift, head of the mathematics department, Belmont High School, Los Angeles, president of the association, had prepared a program of great interest. He had secured speakers from all sections of the United States. This made the convention cosmopolitan in character and widespread in educational outlook. The California Teachers Association, Southern Section, meeting was a tremendous affair. Twenty-six thousand programs were printed for this meeting. In fact, neither the national meeting of the N. E. A. in the summer nor the winter meeting of the Department of Superintendents transcend this Los Angeles meeting in magnitude. At the same time and moment in three separate auditoriums seating from three to five thousand persons, meetings were in progress before audiences that filled each place. Of section meeting places there were thirty-one scattered over the city, in which matters concerning the manifold phases of education were discussed. During the week of December 19, in conjunction with the big session of the Southern California teachers, eighteen other teacher institutes were held during the first three days of the week. At this time institutes of Imperial County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County, Alhambra, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Pomona Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Santa Monica were in session. The brunt of carrying on this great session fell upon the officers of the Association. Working with President Albert F. Vandegrift were Vice President Kathleen D. Loly, head of the language department, Pasadena High School. Pasadena- Treasurer Ernest P. Branson, director of research, Long Beach city schools, Long Beach- Council Representatives Henry G.Clement, Superintendent of Schools, Redlands- Christine A. Jacobsen, Thirty-Seventh Street School, Los Angeles- Ex-officio A. R. Clifton, Superintendent of Schools, Monrovia, and Executive Secretary F. L. Thurston. Mr. Thurston, the executive secretary of the California Teachers Association, Southern Section, had the tremendous responsibility of getting the program printed. He had the job of seeing that fifty-two speakers were at their designated speaking places, which ran from Santa Barbara on the north to San Diego and El Centro two hundred and fifty miles to the south- from Santa Monica on the shore of the Pacific Ocean to San Bernardino and Riverside at the foot of snowclad mountains one hundred miles distant. Mr. Thurston is one of the most energetic of teacher association executives in the United States, and the smooth running of the mechanics of the convention was due to his able management. Among the speakers present were four from the University of Chicago. They were Doctor Charles H. Judd, director The School of Education- Doctor Henry C. Cowles, professor of botany- Doctor W. H. Burton, associate professor of education- Doctor Percy H. Boynton, professor of American literature. From Teachers College, Columbia University, there was present Doctor David Snedden, professor of education. From Northwestern University came Doctor Ralph Dennis, dean of the university. The University of Wisconsin was represented by Doctor Grant Showerman. From the University of Kansas came Doctor E. H. Lindley, the chancellor. From the University of Minnesota was Doctor F. J. Kelly, dean of administration. Indiana University was represented by Doctor H. L. Smith, dean of the School of Education. Two State Directors of Education were on the program from the two ends of the United States - William John Cooper, Director of Education for the S.

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Data Published : 27 September 2015
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