Brigham Young University. College of Education
- Existence: 1921 - 1996
The College of Education (1921-1996) oversaw various programs for future educators at Brigham Young University.
The College of Education, previously known as the School of Education, was created in 1921 from by the newly appointed President Harris. The organization was created to qualify students to be supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals under the Church and State school systems. The four main purposes were outlined as: (1) Preparing teachers for public and private schools. (2) Providing graduate programs for the preparation of school principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers. (3) Offering research-based graduate programs. (4) Researching educational processes and issues. Deans and acting deans of the College included John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), and Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997).
Citation:nuc89-92225: Ramses II, c1985 (hdg. on UPB rept.: Brigham Young University. College of Education; usage: Brigham Young University/College of Education)
LC data base, 06-01-90 (hdg.: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. College of Education; usage: College of Education, Brigham Young University)
Phone call from BYU, David O. McKay School of Education, Dean's Office, June 29, 2004 (College of Education changed its name to the David O. McKay School of Education on Sept. 11, 1996)
BYU Organizational History, website viewed Oct. 10, 2012: College of Education (College of Education, School of Education. 1921, President Harris, supervisors, elementary teachers, high school instructors, or high school principals, Church and State school systems, purposes, preparing teachers, graduate programs for principals, counselors, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors, speech/language pathologists, clinical audiologists, and master teachers, research-based graduate programs, educational processes, deans John C. Swenson (1921-1924), L. John Nuttall (1924-1930), Amos N. Merrell (1930-1946), Asahel D. Woodruff (1955-1961), A. John Clarke (1961-1962), Antone K. Romney (1962-1970), Stephen L. Alley (1970-1974), Curtis N. Van Alfen (1974-1985), Ralph B. Smith (1985-1989), Dan W. Andersen (1989-1993), Robert S. Patterson (1993-1997))
Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:
Report on the teacher education program at Brigham Young University (212 pages). Dates from 1961.
Contains term papers from the Brigham Young University Department of Education.
Collection includes summary of regular annual salaries of professors, associate professors and instructors.
Contains correspondence, internal audits, research reviews, advancement and admission procedures, and other information for colleges of the university, including the Biology and Agriculture, Education, Engineering and Technology, Family, Home and Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Communications, and Humanities. Also includes college audits and information on university buildings, 1982-1987.
Contains correspondence; questionnaires; self-evaluation reports; reports concerning deans, Auxiliary Services, and Registrar's records; descriptions of job positions; minutes of faculty, Dean's Council, and College of Education meetings; and individual college statistics.
Contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, and evaluations concerning admissions, social units, probations, student personnel services, scholarships, College of Education faculty meetings, and university procedures and policies. Materials received by Clark and created between 1952 and 1960.
Includes records from the Utah State Board of Education and the federal government regarding accreditation and policy compliance of the Brigham Young University College of Education. Materials date from 1971 to 1978.
Collection of tapes and film reels concerning educational materials including symposia, ESL, master teacher series-BYU administration, skill analysis for elementary teachers in PE, USU teacher research training, leadership straining workshop, and department films. Dated 1971-1995.
Contains published proposals, manuals, reports, conference papers, pamphlets and brochures, form letters, announcements, programs, and charts produced by the College of Education.