Marva Collins

Marva Collins

  • Marva Collins 
  • Founder & Director, Westside Preparatory School


Schoolteacher Marva Collins founded Chicago's Westside Preparatory School in 1975. The success of the school and her teaching methods brought her media attention and inspired a made-for-TV film.

Presentations at Calvin University:

Relighting the Candles of Excellence in America
Part of the: January Series

Thursday, January 5, 1989  (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium


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