Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

First Advisor

Gordon Klopf


A study is made of Gordon J. Klopf, the educator, focusing on the years that he has been at Bank Street. His approach, method and style of working with adult learners are examined, from the time he left Teacher's College in the 1960's to come to work at Bank Street. The role that he played in developing various programs is discussed as well as the effect that his teaching has had on the personal and professional development of educational staff at all levels. A professional biographical statement is included as an appendix.