Nina B. Glass

Photo of Nina B. Glass
Photo found in the Nina B. Glass papers, Accession #1322, Box #2 OVZ, The Texas Collection, Baylor University.

Education pioneer Nina B. Glass was born in Rosebud, Texas, in 1890. She served as the principal of Sanger Elementary School in Waco from 1921 to 1958 where she incorporated new and innovative educational techniques. Following a teaching conference in Chicago, Glass created the first recognized elementary school library. She taught in the Education Department at the University of Texas and was elected as the first female Vice President of the Texas State Teacher's Association and National Education Association. Glass also helped charter Delta Kappa Gamma, a women's sorority for teachers. She died in 1977.

More information about Nina B. Glass can be found in the Nina B. Glass papers at The Texas Collection.


Nina B. Glass papers, The Texas Collection