School of Education (Webster University Archives)

The description below provides some basic information about the origin of the collection, the materials available, and any restrictions in use that are in place. Note that the list of materials may not be complete as items may be added to the archives throughout the year. Use of the Webster Archives is by appointment only. See our Planning a Visit page for more information. If you have questions, contact the archives staff. 


Collection description


Administrative/Biographical History: The Education Department formerly became the School of Education in August, 1995. The institution's first graduate program, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), was begun in 1964. Partial funding was received from the Ford Foundation and National Science Foundation. The MAT program was first offered at an extended campus in 1972; its first site was Kansas City, Missouri. The Office of Community Education was organized in January, 1973 under the MAT program. For related record series, see the finding aids for the Webster Institute, WIMSA (Webster Institute for Mathematics, Science, and the Arts), the Madison Project, and MECA (Metropolitan Educational Center in the Arts).


Scope/Content: Includes reports, grant proposals, newsletters, brochures, etc.


Conditions of Access and Use: The collection is open for research use by appointment only.


Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use: Copyright restrictions may apply.


Languages and Scripts of the Material: Materials entirely in English.