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Theory & Practice in Teacher Education Receives Multiple Awards

The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences is celebrating several awards presented to faculty and doctoral students.

Brittany Anderson, Assistant Professor in Urban-Multicultural Education, was presented the Carolyn Callahan Doctoral Student Award at the 64th NAGC Annual Convention in November, 2017.  Anderson was selected for this award because of her scholarship and work in the field of gifted education.  She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Georgia, May, 2017.narst logo-Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Through Research

Amelia Adams Brown, doctoral student, has been awarded the 2018 Jhumki Basu Scholar Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).  Amelia is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in the Office of Professional Licensure and will complete her doctoral studies this Spring.

STaR-service teaching and research in mathematics education logoFrances Harper, Assistant Professor in STEM Education, has been accepted into the STaR Program for early career math educators by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).  The induction program for early career mathematics eductors working at institutions of higher education was initiated through a grant from the National Science Foundation and serves as a mentoring program for it’s members.