Teachers of the Arad Normal School (1812-2012) Membres of the Romanian Academy
Profesori ai Preparandiei din Arad (1812-2012) membri ai Academiei Române
Universitatea de Vest „Vasile Goldiş” din Arad
Mult au să pomenească românii şi să
mulţumească dascălilor Preparandiei.”
(Petru Maior, 1812)
The inauguration of the Normal School in Arad, on 3/15 November, 1812, was the “greatest, most elevating of all celebrations of the Romanian people in Crişana and Banat: the celebration of its national culture’s resurrection… The day when the bases were laid for the Romanian culture…” (Dr. Teodor Botiş, 1917).
The establishment of the Normal School in Arad, as a Teacher-Training Institute, in 1812, and the Clerical School, that is, the Theological Institute of Arad, on 1 November, 1922, saw the birth of two educational and intellectual centers which have contributed and European Illuminist mindset to the movement of national, cultural, didactic and religious liberation.
Key words: teachers, Normal School, Arad, Romanian Academy
Cuvinte cheie: profesori, Preparandia, Arad, Academia Română