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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SELMER O. WAKE

RESTRICTIONS, LITERARY RIGHTS, QUOTATIONS

PREFACE

INTERVIEW HISTORY

INTERVIEW, May 6, 1995

[Tape 1, Side A]

Origins of the Santa Barbara Citizens' Continuing Education Advisory Council—Role and governance of the Advisory Council—Diversity of the Advisory Council membership—The evolution of the governance of adult education in Santa Barbara starting with the high school district and transitioning to the junior college district—Impact at the local adult school level of California (State) Department of Education policy of state mandated curriculum in the 1960's—Issues and events related to adult education finance including fee based classes and special taxes.

[Tape 1, Side B]

California (State) Department of Education leaders in adult education—Santa Barbara [adult education staff development] workshops—Significance of the arts and crafts program—Expansion of the adult education program in Santa Barbara following World War II—Role of the California Association of Adult Education Administrators—California state adult education consultants—Adult education leadership in Los Angeles Unified School District—Characteristics of adult education in California in the 1940's and 1950's—Influence of federal adult education programs in the 1960's.

[Tape 2, Side A]

Naming of the Wake Center—Origins and the role of the Foundation for Santa Barbara City College—The Joy of Learning.

INDEX

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION