Glenda C. Booth C0276
Published by George Mason University Libraries
Glenda C. Booth was a senior Congressional staff member and former employee of the United States Department of Education during its first two years. Booth worked on the development and foundation of the United States Department of Education. The US Department of Education was founded in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter. The primary functions of the Department of Education are to "establish policy for, administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on US schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights." The Department's stated mission is "to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access."
Papers collected by Booth during her time working for the U.S. Department of Education. The documents include the first organization chart, lobbying materials, legislative records, correspondence, and newsletters and largely document the formation of the Department of Education.
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Special Collections and Archives also holds many other collections on education, including the Mary Ann Lecos Papers and Fauquier County School Board Records, 1986-1996.
Booth, Glenda C.
United States. Department of Education.
Glenda C. Booth Papers, #C0276, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.
Donated by Glenda C. Booth on October 6, 2015.
Processing completed by Jordan Patty in October 2015. EAD markup completed by Michael Hogan in December 2015.