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Carolyn Buhai Haas, American elementary education educator, publisher, writer, consultant.


Haas, Carolyn Buhai was born on January 1, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Michael and Tillie (Weiss) Buhai.


Bachelor of Education, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1947. Postgraduate, National College Education, Evanston, Illinois, 1956—1959. Postgraduate, Art Institute Chicago, 1958—1959.


Teacher Francis W. Parker School, Chicago, 1947-1949. Teacher art Glencoe (Illinois) Public Schools, 1967-1968, substitute teacher, 1964-1972. Co-founder PAR Leadership Training Foundation, Northfield, Illinois, 1969-1981.

President, editor CBH Public, Inc., Northfield, 1979-1992. Consultant, writer, advisory board The Learning Line. Consultant preschool science program Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

Advisory board My Own Magazine. Consultant in field.



President West School Parent-Teachers Association, Glencoe, Junior Board Scholarship and Guidance, Chicago. Board directors Family Counseling Service of Glencoe, Glencoe Human Relations Committee. President, sec, board directors Glencoe Public Library.

President Friends of Glencoe Public Library. Co-founder Glencoe Patriotic Days Committee. Co-chair Frank Lloyd Wright Bridge Committee, Glencoe.

President, board directors Chicago League Smith College. Member women's board Northwestern University. Board directors Chicago chapter American Jewish Committee.

Member women's committee Chicago Symphony Orchestra Clubs. Board directors Art Resources in Teaching. Volunteer Parish Art Museum, The Retreat.

Volunteer Children's Museum of Santa Fe. Member American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters (life. Board directors), International Reading Association, Society Children's Bookwriters, Children's Reading Roundtable, National Association Education Young Children, Association Childhood Education International, National Education Association, Artists Alliance of East Hampton (board directors), Ladies Village Improvement Society (board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Art, reading, sports, travel.


Married Robert Green Haas, June 29, 1947 (deceased June 30, 1984). Children: Andrew Robert, Mari Beth, Thomas Michael, Betsy Ann, Karen Sue.

Michael Buhai

Tillie (Weiss) Buhai

Robert Green Haas

Mari Beth Haas

Betsy Ann Haas

Karen Sue Haas

Thomas Michael Haas

Andrew Robert Haas