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Teachers of Colerain Township

The following is information on teachers in various schools in Colerain township

Hannah WassonTeacher of Rosedale Click to view Biography of Hannah Wasson

The organization of Colerain public schools for the year ending June 5, 1883, consisted of:

Source: The Lancaster Co History Book (by Ellis & Evans):

School board of directors: John Haverstick,

president; Pennington Moore,

secretary; Robert Patterson,

treasurer; Albert Worth, William H. Hogg, and John Sampson.

Teachers:

Mary R. Andrews, Mount Eden

Mary C. Stewart, Union

Hannah Wason, Rosedale

Ilena Reynolds, Amity

Miss Coates, Pleasant Grove

Louella M. Swisher, Hope

Jerry Swisher, Harmony

Louella R. Swisher, Salem

Annie M. Barnett, White Plain.

Teaching Staff of Colerain Twp. in 1933-1934 Term

Source book published by the calss of 1934 "100 Years of Education in Colerain Twp 1834-1934" pages 21-22, archives of Southern Lancaster COunty Historical Society - Schools file drawer

Kathryn Dyson Teacher of Amity School - She went to Elizabethtown College for 2 years and took a summer course there. She received a Standard Permanent Certificate.

Vivian Groff Teacher of Harmony School - She went to Elizabethtown College for 2 years and received a Standard Certificate.

Elizabeth Carter Teacher of Hope School - She had no high school education, but went to Normal School for 4 years-Penna State College for 1 summer, and received a Normal Diploma.

Mrs. Mabel Ferguson Teacher of Kirkwood School - She went to Millersville State Teachers College for 2 years, Elizabethtown College for 1 term, and received a State Standard Certificate. She went to summer school at Millersville during the Summer of 1933.

Mildred Graver Teacher at Mt. Eden School - She attended Millersville State Teachers College for 2 years and received a Normal diploma. She is taking 2 sessions (1933-1934) of summer school at Millersville. She is also taking Saturday classes for 3 semesters (1933-1934).

Grace Shoemaker Teacher of Rosedale School - She attended Elizabethtown College for 2 years and received an Elementary Education diploma.

Rhea Vaughn Teacher at Salem School - She went to West Chester State College for 2 years and took 1 session of summer school work. She received a Normal diploma.

Edna Wilson NO SCHOOL LISTED - She went to West Chester State Teachers College for 2 years, Eagainís Business College at Hackensack, NJ and received a Normal School diploma and a Business College diploma.

Note: Some of these teachers plan to continue their courses and a working for higher degrees.

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