Lopez, Dan C. (1915-1994)

Lopez, Dan C. (1915-1994)

Date Updated



Division of Technology

Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Stanford University, 1962 Ed. D.

Stanford University, 1952 MA

San Jose State College, 1940 AB

Harold University (Navy Communication School)

University of Arizona (Navy Indoctrination School)

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1949-1980

San Jose City College (evening school), 25 years

Sacramento City School Dept., 1948-1949

Los Angeles City School Dept., 1946-1948

Los Angeles City School Dept., 1940-1944

Santa Cruz School District, 1940-1940

Administrative and Professional Experience

Editor, California Industrial Education News, 10 years.

Recipient of the Ships Award in 1963.

State Blue‑Ribbon Comm. member for two sessions.

Editor, C.S.E.A. Chapt. 32, SJSU.

Board of Directors for the C.S.E.A., SJSU.

Board of Directors for the Cal State Employees Credit Union.

California State Representative to the American Industrial Arts Assoc.

Section Meeting Chairman for the San Francisco C.I.E.A. Convention

Coordinator of Teacher Education in the Division of Technology at SJSU.

Vocational Teacher Educator for the International Cooperation Administration in Monterrey, Mexico and Mexico City.

Director for the Agency for International Development in both Mexico and Venezuela.

Director for educational surveys in the Dominican Republic and in San Joaquin Valley, Calif.

Coordinator of the first exported external degree from SJSU in Puerto Rico.

Vocational teacher‑trainer in Hermosello, Mexico.

Selected Publications

Editor of California Industrial Education News, 10 years.

Newsletter for the Forum ‑ C.S.E.A. ‑ Chapt. 32, SJSU.

Periodical articles for U.S. AID.

Guide for Planning and Equipping IndustrialArts Schools for US. A.I.D. in Mexico and Venezuela.

Editor for Sirs Chapt #32 Newsletter.

Personal Commentary

Dan's history over 40 years has been dedication and service to his students and the profession. He was noted for taking care of his students when they faced obstacles and he was a constant friend of those in need.

Date Completed: 11/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Lopez, Dan C. (1915-1994)