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Lester Burton Sands

Lester Burton Sands, American university chancellor. Member National Education Association, Philosophy Education Association, History Education Society, Phi Delta Kappa.; Club: Rotary.

Background

  • Sands, Lester Burton was born on June 10, 1905 in Brooklyn. Son of George and Musette (Bruton) Sands.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1929, Master of Arts, 1933, Doctor of Education, 1939.

    Career

    • Vice principal Haight School, Alameda, California, 1931-1935. Coordinator curriculum principal Palo Alto (California) schools, 1936-1940. Associate professor education DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1940-1944, coordinator United States Naval Flight School, 1942-1944.

      Dean, department chairman education New Mexico Highlands U., Las Vegas, 1944-1946. Visiting professor U. Alaska, Fairbanks, 1973. Professor education University of California, Santa Barbara, 1946-1972.

      Chancellor Laurence U., Santa Barbara, 1974-1981. Fulbright professor, Peru, 1960-1961. Consultant in field; consultant Agency for International Development, Guatemala, 1966, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Costa Rica, 1967, United States Office Education, P.R., 1968.

    Works

    • Author: Introduction to Teaching High School, 1949. American Public School Administration, 1952. Audio-Visual Procedures, 1956.

      History of Education Chart, 1938-1981.

    Membership

    Member National Education Association, Philosophy Education Association, History Education Society, Phi Delta Kappa. Club: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Brown; children: Anne Musette, Margaret Claire.
    • father: George Sands
    • mother: Musette (Bruton) Sands
    • spouse: Carol Brown
    • children: Anne Musette Sands
    • Margaret Claire Sands
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    Born June 10, 1905
    Died March 13, 1981
    (aged 75)
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