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John Bertram Whitelaw

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John Bertram Whitelaw, American educator. Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American Association School Adminstrs. (life), National Education Association (life), Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Whitelaw, John Bertram was born on October 3, 1905 in New York City. Son of Aubrey George and Norah Beatrix (Osborne) Whitelaw.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

Career

1 son, John Streeter. Teacher Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1929-1931. Graduate fellow Yale, 1931-1934.

Instructor, assistant professor Smith College, 1933-1935. Assistant professor education, acting dean School Education George Washington University, 1935-1937. Head, department education State Teachers College, Brockport, New York, 1937-1941.

General supervisor public schools, Newton, Massachusetts, 1941-1942. Training adviser personnel div. War Manpower Commission, Washington, 1942-1943.

Assistant director Foreign Service Institute, Department State, 1946-1947. Professor education, department chairman education Johns Hopkins, 1947-1951. Educational advisor Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1951-1955.

Specialist for teacher education Office Education, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1955-1966. Consultant in education and management, 1966-1968. Director institutional research and development Asheville-Biltmore College (North Carolina), 1967-1968.

Regional training officer for Tropical Africa, Agency International Development, 1959-1962. Professor University of Chicago summers 1939-1940. Consultant Resettlement Administration, summer 1935, American Council Education, summer 1938.

Community study workshops Baltimore Public Schools, 1948-1950. Member of the United States Ednl. Mission to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1958.

Works

  • Author: The School and Its Community, review, 1951. Contributor educational publication, journals.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant (junior grade) to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Association School Adminstrs. (life), National Education Association (life), Phi Delta Kappa.

Clubs: Elihu, Elizabethan (New Haven).

Connections

Married Helen Chase Streeter, June 28, 1930.

father:
Aubrey George Whitelaw

mother:
Norah Beatrix (Osborne) Whitelaw

spouse:
Helen Chase Streeter