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Page 4 of Kentucky Negro Educational Association Journal v.2 n.2

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Our 1932 Convention Program At a meeting of the K. N. E. A. Board of Directors in Louisville on Saturday, December 5, 1931, a tentative outline of the 1932 convention program was approved. The K. N. E. A. is to meet in Louisville, Kentucky, April 13 to 16, 1932, at the Central High School building, and the C. M. E. Church or Quinn Chapel. The first session will be the Principals' Conference, at 3:00 P. M. on the opening day, Wednesday, April 13. This program is to be under the supervision of Prof. R. D. Roman, of Shelbyv'lle. The eve- ning program will be preceded by a musical and contest of Ken- tucky high school musical or- ganizations, this part of the pro- gram ending at 8:30 P. M. After the usual welcome and response to welcome, there will be an ad- dress by an outstanding woman of our race -on an educational* topic. The Thursday morning pro- gram will include a special edu- cational address by Dr. W. A. Cook, of the University of Cin- cinnati, and a report of the acti- vities of the K. N. E. A. Legisla- tive Committee. There will also be discussed other matters of vital interest to the K. N. E. A. On the afternoon of Thursday, April 14, there will be sectional meetings of the various depart- ments of the K. NM E. A. The Thursday evening program will include music by our state col- leges and probably a debate be- tween the West Kentucky Indus- trial College and Kentucky State Industrial College on a subject of educational interest to all Ken- tucky teachers. Following this feature, there will be a special address by Dr. W. Y. Bell, of Gammon Theological Seminary, of Atlanta, .Georgia. On Friday, April 15, there will be sectional meetings of the va- rious departments of the K. N. E. A., chief among which will be a session of the TElementary Elu- cation Department in which the annual tate spelling contest will Le the feati re. There wisll also be a specia. entertainment for the -isdting tea.'hers at a local theatre. On the afternoon of the same day, there will be a Fourth General Session of the K. N. E. A., in which Mr. J. H. Rich- mond, the new Superintendent of Instruction will be invited to make an address. There will also be a prominent educator of our race on this program. The Friday night program will be at the Jefferson County Armory, this program to include a pageant by the pupils of the colored schools of Louis- ville and to be followed by a gen- eral social for all the teachers. The Saturday morning session will be given over to one main ad- dress, reports of committees, and such business as might come be- fore the general group. President Anderson and the secretary of the K. N. E. A. desire every head of a department to arrange up-to- date sessions and have plans to make this year's convention pro- gram one of the best in the his- tory of the K. N. E. A. 4

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