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James Lane Mccaskill

educator

James Lane Mccaskill, American educator. Member National Education Association (assistant executive secretary for state and federal relations 1956-1967, executive secretary legislative commission 1951-1967, director division legislation and federal relations 1951-1962), National Association Sections State Teachers Association (administrative director 1956-1974), Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Mccaskill, James Lane was born on September 13, 1901 in Athens, Tennessee, United States. Son of James and Lucy Quintina (Moss) Mccaskill.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State College, 1924. Master of Arts, George Peabody College, 1938. Graduate study U. Chicago, 1943-1944.

Doctor of Laws, Shurtleff College, 1950.

Career

1 daughter, Jeanne Lane (Mistress George Stakeman). Instructor geology Mississippi State College, 1922-1924. Assistant principal Meridian (Mississippi) Senior High School, 1924-1929, principal, 1929-1937.

Director Municipal Junior College, Meridian, 1937-1943. Professor education Mississippi State College for Women, 1944-1945. Director public relations Florida State University, 1947-1948.

Assistant director legislative-federal relations div. National Education Association, Washington, 1945-1947, associate secretary department higher education, 1948-1951, director div. legislation and federal relations from 1951. Coordinator National Conference Mobilization Education from 1950.

Staff survey public schools, Battle Creek, Michigan, 1944. Coordinator Mississippi Study Higher Education, 1945. Educational consultant Federal Civil Defense Administration, 1951.

Works

  • Author: Procedure for Determining the Curricula of a Public Junior College, 1938. One Hundred and Sixty Years of Federal Aid to Education, 1946. Articles educational journals Editor: Current Trends in Higher Education, 1948.

    College and University Bulletin, 1948-1951. Washington Outlook on Education, 1953-1974.

Membership

Member National Education Association (assistant executive secretary for state and federal relations 1956-1967, executive secretary legislative commission 1951-1967, director division legislation and federal relations 1951-1962), National Association Sections State Teachers Association (administrative director 1956-1974), Phi Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Anna Kathryn Brannin, September 1, 1925.

father:
James Mccaskill

mother:
Lucy Quintina (Moss) Mccaskill

spouse:
Anna Kathryn Brannin