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With 4,500 members in attendance at the 2008 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Convention in March three UK College of Education faculty members and three students were among the select number who gave presentations on their research or current topics in the field. Melissa Wheatley, first-year doctoral student, presented a poster on the quality and content of IEP goals for...
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Thelin Honored by Omicron Delta Kappa

On the evening of April 13, 2008, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky’s Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) initiation ceremony, the national organization presented John Thelin, University Research Professor in the UK College of Education, with the Eldridge W. Roark Meritorious Service Award. The Roark award is presented to individuals who have shown varied and meritorious service to...
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John Thelin, professor of educational policy studies and evaluation in the College of Education, received a 2007 National Education Association Excellence in the Academy Award at the 2008 NEA Higher Education Conference held in Washington, D.C., March 28-30. Thelin, a university research professor in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, received the award in the Democracy in Higher Education category for his...
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Gary Schroeder is devoted to preparing teachers and education personnel. As a result of this dedication, Schroeder was given the 2008 Outstanding Service Award by the Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. “It is an honor to receive an award which, over the years, has been given to people who form a ‘Who’s Who’ in Kentucky educator preparation,” said Schroeder,...
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Celebrating its 10th year, Teachers Who Made a Difference program honored a record number of educators during its 2008 ceremony held Saturday, March 29. More than 130 educators from 16 states were recognized for the significant influence they have had in the lives of their students. “The University of Kentucky College of Education prides itself on preparing great teachers,” said Mary...