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Congratulations Faculty (compiled November 2011)

An acknowledgment of College of Education faculty and staff for their accomplishments

Pat Terenzini

Patrick T. Terenzini, distinguished professor of higher education and senior scientist emeritus in the Center for the Study of Higher Education, has received the Academic Leadership Award—along with his long-time collaborator, Ernest Pascarella of the University of Iowa—from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). The award is given to a nationally recognized educator for leadership in assisting private college chief academic officers in their work. The award was made at the CIC’s annual Institute for Chief Academic Officers, held November 5-8 in St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.

Mark Threeton


Mark D. Threeton, assistant professor of workforce education, has received the 2011 Outstanding Beginning Scholar Award from the Association for Career and Technical Education Research (ACTER). The award recognizes members whose scholarly work has significantly contributed to career and technical education research and practice within five years of service after graduation. Threeton was recognized at the ACTER Annual Conference in St. Louis on November 16.

 

Paul MorganPaul L. Morgan, associate professor of special education, has received the 2012 Distinguished Early Career Research Award from the Division for Research of the Council for Exceptional Children. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions in basic and/or applied research in special education within the first 10 years after receiving the doctoral degree. The award, co-sponsored by the Donald D. Hammill Foundation, includes $1,000 to be presented at the DR reception at the 2012 CEC Annual Convention and an invited presentation at the CEC convention the following year.

In other news, Morgan has been appointed to the editorial board of Review of Educational Research. The journal publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education, including conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field broadly relevant to education and educational research.


zbiek_sml.jpgRose Mary Zbiek, professor of mathematics education, received the Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics Education Award from the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics on November 10. The award recognizes a mathematician or a mathematics educator from a public or private school, college or university, or industry who has made an outstanding contribution to mathematics education in Pennsylvania.

James JohnsonJames E. Johnson, professor of early childhood education, has received the Edgar Klugman Award from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The award honors individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of research, policy and practice, service, scholarship, and leadership.

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Anne L. Whitney, assistant professor of language and literacy education, and Bernard J. Badiali, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, have been named recipients of the Best Article of the Year Award by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference on English Leadership (CEL). The award recognizes the best article in English Leadership Quarterly, a publication of the CEL. The winning article, “Writing as Teacher Leadership,” appeared in the October 2010 issue. Whitney and Badiali were recognized at the NCTE Annual Convention, held November 20 in Chicago.
Bernard Badiali

Additionally, Badiali has been named Teacher Educator of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges of Teacher Educators (PAC-TE). The Association works to ensure that students at all levels have the opportunity to learn with highly qualified and effective teachers.

 

 

Paul Morgan
Paul L. Morgan, associate professor of special education, has been appointed to the editorial board of Review of Educational Research. The journal publishes critical, integrative reviews of research literature bearing on education, including conceptualizations, interpretations, and syntheses of literature and scholarly work in a field broadly relevant to education and educational research.