Clipped From Freeport Journal-Standard
Local School Leaders To Attend Meeting ,' Of I. E. A., Springfield Freeport Supt. of Schools B. L F, Shafer,. County Supt.'Thomas R. Pfistereiy Assistant Supt. Clyde C, Kaiser and Miss Elva Eder, teacher teacher In the third grade at • Center school, left for Springfield today to attend the 91st annual meeting of the Illinois Education which will be held Thursday and Friday. association, Wednesday, They represent represent the\ northwestern division of the I. E. A., this' delegation being leaded by L. J, Gnagey, superintendent superintendent of Lena schools, who is division division " superintendent. Problems of personnel, finance and organization will be taken up jy the association proper, which will formulate a legislative, program program for presentation at the com- ng session of the general assembly. assembly. An acute shortage of qualified teachers and t other factors handicapping handicapping the educational • program are closely related to finance, low salaries, unsatisfactory living and vorking conditions, and maldistri- bution of teachers and pupils. According According to Irving F.' Pearson, association association executive secretary, anc are elements tending to make conditions conditions in the public schools more ;ritical in the future unless a remedy remedy Is found. Others who will attend Include Myrle Rose, Savanna^ finance ihairman, and Miss Mary Frey, al- 10 of Savanna; J. M. Bostlan Orangeville; Miss Vera Kelley Lena; and Miss Martha Zahrndt Gadena.