Lilian G. Katz Papers, 1939-2017 | University of Illinois Archives
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Lilian G. Katz (1932- ) is a professor emerita of Early Childhood Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Katz is internationally recognized for professionalizing the field of early childhood education through pre-school teacher training and development. Her research emphasizes project-based learning for pre-kindergarten children and the need to foster children's social competence. She has authored and co-authored over two hundred publications, including articles, chapters, and books about teacher education, child development, and parenting of young children. For thirteen years Professor Katz also wrote a monthly column for Parents Magazine.
The papers of Lilian G. Katz consist of correspondence, autobiographical writings, research files, conference papers, talks, course materials, VHS tapes, drafts, and publications.
The collection is organized into 7 series. Series 1: Personal Papers, arranged alphabetically; Series 2: Subject Files, arranged alphabetically; Series 3: Notebooks, arranged chronologically; Series 4: Talks and Conference Papers, arranged chronologically; Series 5: Audiovisual Materials, arranged alphabetically; Series 6: Drafts and Publications, arranged chronologically. Series 7: Digital Files, currently unprocessed and unavailable to researchers.