The Penn GSE Education Alumni Association (EAA) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 EAA Awards. Intended to honor the accomplishments of GSE alumni and other education professionals, the awards recognize outstanding contributions to Penn GSE and the field of education. The awardees will be recognized on campus at GSE’s Centennial Celebration on May 15, 2015.
Penn GSE Educator of the Year Award
Erlinda B. Juliano, GED’93
This award recognizes an outstanding graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, preferably of the Graduate School of Education, who demonstrates unusual involvement in and commitment to identifying and helping to resolve school problems and current issues in education. The recipient of this award must be a dedicated educator who is an inspiration, risk-taker, innovator, and role model and who demonstrates a commitment to the betterment of the Graduate School of Education.
Helen C. Bailey Award
Wallace E. Boston, GRD’10
This award recognizes an outstanding education alumnus or alumna of the University of Pennsylvania who has brought recognition and status to the Graduate School of Education or the University of Pennsylvania and who has made a distinctive contribution to the field of education and to the Graduate School of Education, including contributions made through research, exceptional professional involvement, or publications.
William B. Castetter Alumni Award of Merit
Michael F. Malone, GED’97
This award recognizes an alumnus or alumna of the Graduate School of Education for significant service to the School. Service to the school may include serving on the Alumni Advisory Board, the Penn Alumni Board, or the Penn GSE Mentoring program. The recipient should have graduated from Penn GSE prior to 2011.
The Penn GSE Alumni Recent Alumni/Early Career Award of Merit
Aviva Habib, GED’10
Kara Jones Jackson, GR’07
This award recognizes a Penn GSE alumnus or alumna who has shown outstanding service to the University of Pennsylvania and Graduate School of Education prior to their 10th reunion year and is setting an inspirational example for future alumni of Penn GSE. This includes significant contributions by an individual in their field of endeavor, whether through professional achievement or community service, and the devotion of significant time, energy, and enthusiasm to volunteerism and cultivation.
To learn more about the Penn GSE EAA Awards, visit www.gse.upenn.edu/alumni/awards.