Awards & Honors

Susan Yoon has been inducted as a 2019 Fellow of the International Society of the Learning Sciences. The ISLS Fellows program recognizes highly accomplished scholars who have made major contributions to the field of the Learning Sciences since its inception nearly three decades ago. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Sharon Wolf has received the inaugural Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. The award recognizes an early career scholar whose work has advanced rigorous research relevant to educational practice. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Dan Wagner has received a $50,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support the project "Learning equity: Translating measurement into outcomes." Improvement in learning outcomes will require significant innovation in the measurement and achievement strategies that are required to directly address the UN Sustainable Development Goal on Education. This grant is designed to lay out an approach to remedy current limitations and include three steps to improve learning among those most in need in developing countries by building new metrics and tools, pilot testing and refining these metrics and tools, and implementation of learning equity strategy. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Wendy Chan has been named a recipient of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's 40 for 40 Fellowship. The fellowship program provides funding for 40 outstanding early career professionals and supports scholars in growing their professional networks and sharing their research with the broader policy audience. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Nancy Hornberger has been recognized with the 2019 Charles A. Ferguson Award for Outstanding Scholarship from the Center for Applied Linguistics on the occasion of its 60th anniversary. The award honors visionaries in applied linguistics for outstanding scholarship, superior leadership skills, and the ability to foster collaborations among a wide range of people to enrich the world around them. 
(Posted 3/13/2019)

Kate Kinney Grossman, with the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program (UTAP), has been granted $85,000 as a partner of the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) Teacher Residency Program. Through this partnership, UTAP collaborates with SDP schools to prepare high school or middle school STEM teachers who commit to teaching in the School District of Philadelphia for a minimum of three years following program completion. The grant funds will allow UTAP to provide mentorship to each resident-apprentice and additional scholarships. 
(Posted 2/1/2019)

Abby Reisman has received a $49,942 grant from the Spencer Foundation for the project "Using Online Professional Development Modules to Support Practice-Based Coaching for Document-Based History Instruction: A Design Experiment." The grant will support a two-year design-based study in which Dr. Reisman is working with a team of instructional leaders to first design online professional development modules that target instructional practices in history and then embed the modules in a coaching intervention. The project envisions the modules, replete with articulated specifications of practice and video representations of those practices, as providing a common vocabulary upon which to build a shared vision of good instruction. 
(Posted 1/16/2019)

Gerald Campano, with María Paula Ghiso of Teachers College, Columbia University and Bethany Welch of the  Aquinas Center, has received the 2018 David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English from the National Council of Teachers of English for the book, "Partnering with Immigrant Communities: Action Through Literacy." 
(Posted 1/7/2019)

Amy Stornaiuolo, with Anna Smith of Illinois State University and Nathan Phillips of the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been awarded the 2018 Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy for the article "Developing a transliteracies framework for a connected world." The award is presented annually by the Literacy Research Association to honor the previous year's outstanding article in the field of literacy research. 
(Posted 12/5/2018)

Nelson Flores, with Sofia Chaparro of the University of Colorado Denver, was awarded the James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts for the paper, "What counts as language education policy? Developing a materialist anti-racist approach to language activism."  The Alatis Prize is awarded annually by TIRF — The International Research Foundation for English Language Education in recognition of an outstanding publication in the field. 
(Posted 12/5/2018)

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