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Teachers College Dean's Office records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-15-01-01

Scope and Contents

This collection includes records, reports, and publications from the Ball State University Teachers College Dean's Office in Muncie IN, ranging from 1929 to 2008. The materials included are agendas, reports, committee records, changes to courses and other program changes.

The collection is split into nine separate series determined by document type.

Series 1 includes annual reports ranging from 1947-1992.

Series 2 includes publications and press releses from the college from 1929-1992.

Series 3 includes subject files from the Dean's ofice from 1962-2005.

Series 4 Accreditation records series incudes paperwork, forms, and documentation on accreditation to and from North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (NCA), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) Education cooperatives including special education correspondence, evaluations and other documents. Information also on physical disabilities. Quarterly reports, class rosters, financial reports and child counts are all included in education cooperatives series.

Series 5 includes correspondence, workshops, financial documents, and board documents from the Indiana Academy of Math and Sciences and Burris Laboratory School are included in the Indiana Academy and Burris Laboratory School documents series.

Series 6 includes materials from Education Cooperatives records focused on special education learinging ranging from 1998-2008 with a strong focus on 'virtual learning' projects.

Series 7 includes documents from the Community alliance to promote education (CAPE) reports, also correspondence and reports to the Lilly Endowment Inc. Also included in this series are documents and reports from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. and the program overview and financial documents of the Priority School and other learning centers under the supervision of CAPE and the Lilly Endowment.

Series 8 includes Electronic Field Trip recording series includes student field trips, and recordings of interviews, campaigns, museum visits and other video recordings.

Series 9 includes records relating to the Teachers College Outstanding Awards for Teaching, Research, and Service.


  • Creation: 1929-2008

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


29.6 Cubic Feet (43 Boxes)


This collection is arranged by subject and alphabetically.

Arranged in the following series:

Series 1: Annual Reports, 1947-1992

Series 2: Teachers College publications and press releases, 1929-1992

Series 3: Teachers College Dean's Office subject files, 1962-2005

Series 4: Teachers College Accredidation records, 1966-2003

Series 5: Indiana Academy and Burris Laboratory School documents, 1965-2001

Series 6: Education Cooperatives records, 1998-2008

Series 7: Community Alliance to promote Education (CAPE) materials and documents, 2002-2004

Series 8: Electronic Field Trip video recordings, 1993-2006

Series 9: Teachers College award records, 2001-2004

Processing Information

Collection addition processing completed 2014/01/30 by Julie Hausknecht. EAD finding aid created 2014/04/04 by Julie Hausknecht.

Collection series renamed and arranged to reflect additions 2014/05/05 by Tom Lutholtz.

Teachers College Dean's Office records
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Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA