• AACTE 70th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD

Nominate Leaders for AACTE Awards by Oct. 12

There is only one month left to nominate a respected colleague for an AACTE professional achievement award! We are excited to see nominations coming in for AACTE awards and hope yours will be among them. By October 12, please take a moment to nominate someone deserving for one or more of these awards:

  • The Margaret B. Lindsey Award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education recognizes distinguished achievement in research, by an individual or team of individuals, over the last decade that has had a major impact on the field of educator preparation. Lindsey was a longtime professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, whose own writing and research had a tremendous and lasting impact on the field. Recent recipients include James Hiebert of the University of Delaware, Jeanne Wilcox of Arizona State University, and Guofang Wan of Ohio University.
  • The David G. Imig Award for Distinguished Achievement in Teacher Education recognizes an individual for distinguished achievement in the field of policy and/or research related to policy in educator preparation. The career achievement acknowledged by this award must take place in the formulation, implementation, research, or analysis of educator preparation policy. The award is named for AACTE President/CEO Emeritus David G. Imig, who led the Association from 1980 to 2005. Recent recipients include Nancy Zimpher of the State University of New York System Administration, Mary Brownell and Paul Sindelar of the University of Florida, and Gary Galluzzo of George Mason University.
  • The Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education recognizes outstanding contributions to educator preparation, either through distinguished service to the educator preparation community or through the development and promotion of outstanding practices in educator preparation at the collegiate, state, or national level. It is named for Edward C. Pomeroy, who was AACTE’s executive director from 1952 to 1980. Recent recipients include Renée A. Middleton of Ohio University, Ena Shelley of Butler University, and Pam Grossman of the University of Pennsylvania.

As members of the AACTE Committee on Professional Preparation and Accountability, we are charged with selecting winners for these awards each year – but we can’t do it without your nominations! Please consider whose impact is award-worthy and share it with us. All we need is at least one letter of recommendation along with the candidate’s brief bio and curriculum vitae. To download a list of all past winners of these awards, click here.

Self-nominations are welcome for the Lindsey but not the Imig or Pomeroy awards. All nominations must be made through the online submission site no later than October 12. For more information on these and all of the AACTE awards for 2018, visit the awards web page.

Members of the Committee on Professional Preparation and Accountability include Chair Mark Meyers, Xavier University; Board Liaison Arlinda Eaton, Kennesaw State University; George Drake, Millersville University; Debbie Rickey, Grand Canyon University; Patricia Hoffman-Miller, Prairie View A&M University; Jacob Easley, Eastern Connecticut State University; and Joseph Lubig, Northern Michigan University.


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