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Bert P. Bos Collection



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Department of Education Reports

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Bert P. Bos Collection, 1954-1971 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: Bert P. Bos Collection, 1954-1971

ID: COLL/009

Primary Creator: Bos, Bert P. (1905-1988)

Extent: 1.0 Box. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: Calvin College. Department of Education, Student teachers - Certification, Student teaching, Teachers - Training of


Director of certification at Calvin College. The collection includes correspondence; surveys; and proposals regarding the teaching, certifying, and placing of prospective teachers.

Biographical Note

Bert P. Bos born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1905. Attending college as an undergrad in New Jersey, Bos received his master’s and doctoral degrees from New York University.  Bos taught in public school until 1946 and then moved to Holland, MI where he was hired as superintendent of Christian schools.

In 1961 Bos served as the Director of Certification at Calvin. After 10 years as a Calvin staff member, Bos retired in 1971. He was married to Annette Wolkotten. Their children are Faith and E. Charles Nussdorfer, and Marcy and David Vanderwel.  He died in 1988.

Subject/Index Terms

Calvin College. Department of Education
Student teachers - Certification
Student teaching
Teachers - Training of

Administrative Information

Repository: Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.50 cubic ft.

Acquisition Source: Gift of B.P. Bos

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[Series 1: Department of Education Reports],

Series 1: Department of Education Reports
Box 1
Folder 1: Denver Christian School Survey --- 1960-1961
Folder 2: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1961-1965
Folder 3: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1965-1967
Folder 4: Department of Education:  Reports, papers --- 1968-1971
Folder 5: Elementary kit --- 1961
Folder 6: Field services of education department --- 1954
Folder 7: National Association of Christian Schools material and correspondence --- 1965, 1970
Folder 8: Prospective graduates of Calvin College --- 1962-1970

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