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Ernest G. Osborne

educator

Ernest G. Osborne, American educator.

Background

Osborne, Ernest G. was born on September 3, 1903 in Riverside, California, United States. Son of Frederick William and Alice M. (Watkins) Osborne.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pomona College, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1937. Doctor of Humanities (honorary), Nasson College.

Career

Director recreation Horace Mann School, New York City, 1930-1932, teacher, 1931-1932. Associate in parent education, child development institute Columbia Teachers College, 1932-1937. Member of faculty Columbia, since 1937, professor education, since 1943, associate institute adult education since 1943.

Chairman educational advisory board, Childcraft-Field Enterprises, 1945-1956. Columnist United Feature Syndicate, The Family Scrapbook, since 1948.

Works

  • Author: Camping and Guidance. Home-School Relations (with Baldwin). The Family Scrapbook, 1951.

    Understanding Your Parents, 1956. How to Deal with Parents and Other Problems, 1962. Contributor to educational mags.

Membership

Member of faculty Columbia, since 1937, professor education, since 1943, associate institute adult education since 1943. Member United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization seminar on parent education research, 1959. Member National Board Girl Scouts American.

Member of New York Citizens Committee on Children. Member National Congress Parents and Teachers National Council Religion Higher Education, American Psychological Association, American Sociological Society, Public Affairs committee, National Council Family Relations (past president), American Social Health Association (member of the board), National Association for Mental Health.

Connections

Married to Mary E. Rideout, April. Children: Jo Anne, Phyllis, Duncan.

father:
Frederick William Osborne

mother:
Alice M. (Watkins) Osborne

spouse:
to Mary E. Rideout

children:
Jo Anne Osborne

Phyllis Osborne

Duncan Osborne