Research


Subseries 2: Audio Recordings

Dates:
1979-1981
Physical Description:
13 audio recordings

Scope and Content Note:

This subseries consists of audio recordings of Commissioner of Education Gordon M. Ambach. Included are speeches and addresses given at Nazareth College and State University of New York at Geneseo, as well as at meetings of education-related organizations. These organizations include the New York State School Boards Association, the New York State Council of School District Administrators, the American Association of Museums, and the New York State Retired Teachers Association. Also recorded are two appearances on call-in radio programs in Albany and Schenectady, as well as a Christmas Eve 1979 recording of a bell-ringing ceremony at the State Education Department in solidarity with the American hostages at the U.S. Embassy in Iran. Educational topics covered by the recordings include Regents Competency Examinations, public attitudes toward education, teacher education and recruitment, school discipline, the role of libraries and museums in education, standardized test scores, and federal and state funding for education.

Arrangement:

Chronologically

  

Contents Box

Accretion: B0563-80
Audio Recordings 1

Accretion: B0563-98
Audio Recordings 2