Faculty Awards


Giving engineering teachers measure for success in classroom

July 14, 2014

An in-depth report on extensive studies to determine the most effective methods for classroom teaching of engineering won the award for best paper published last year in the Journal of Engineering Education for Arizona State University professors Stephen Krause and Michelene Chi, as well as two co-authors from other universities.

Michelene Chi

LSI Director Michelene T.H. Chi, Research Team, 2014 Wickenden Award Recipients

June 16, 2014

The Learning Sciences Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Michelene T.H. Chi and her research team - including fellow Arizona State University Professor Dr. Stephen Krause, Dr. Muhsin Menekse of the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Glenda S.

Frank Serafini

Serafini receives 2014 IRA Arbuthnot Award

June 02, 2014

Frank Serafini, associate professor of literacy education at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, received the 2014 International Reading Association Arbuthnot Award.

Christine Wilkinson receives award

Wilkinson is Business Woman of the Year

May 22, 2014

Christine K. Wilkinson was named Business Woman of the Year by the Tempe Chamber of Commerce at the 19th Annual Women in Business Conference on May 21 in Tempe.

James Paul Gee honored for work in digital games

April 25, 2014

James Paul Gee, Regents’ Professor and Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, received the “Game Changer Award” at the 11th annual Games for Change awards ceremony on April 23, 2014.

Kulinna named 2014 Outstanding Scholar by AERA

April 04, 2014

Pamela Hodges Kulinna received the 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award from the American Educational Research Association. The award is from AERA’s Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education Special Interest Group.

Jim Gee-Sasha Barab

Teachers College professors win top honors for research, mentoring

March 28, 2014

Two ASU professors in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, James Gee and Sasha Barab, have been selected as fellows of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), one of the most prestigious educational research societies in the world. They were chosen based on their notable and sustained research accomplishments.

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Teachers College Faculty will be honored with the AERA's Research Paper Award

March 04, 2014

Professor Keith Wetzel, Associate Professors Ray Buss and Teresa Foulger, and Academic Professional LeeAnn Lindsey will be honored with the American Educational Research Association’s Research Paper Award at the association’s annual conference in April 2014. The award is from the Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning (TACTL) Special Interest Group (SIG).

Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos named fellow of Intercultural Development Research Association

March 03, 2014

The Intercultural Development Research Association, or IDRA, has named Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos its inaugural José A. Cárdenas School Finance Fellow.

Lansdowne recognized by Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented

February 12, 2014

Kim Lansdowne, executive director of the Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy at Arizona State University, received the 2014 Administrator of the Year award at the 40th annual conference of the Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented.

Physical education teacher honored for advancing curriculum

May 03, 2013

Professor Hans van der Mars of Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College was honored by the nation’s preeminent national authority on physical education for his contributions to quality K-12 physical education curriculum, instruction and programs.

Stan Zucker honored with research award

April 08, 2013

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College professor, Stan Zucker, received the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CEC-DADD) Research Award. It was
presented at the CEC 2013 Annual Convention and Expo in San Antonio, Texas -- April 4, 2013.

Wilcox nationally lauded for impacting preschool education

March 22, 2013

In her 34 years researching preschoolers, professor Jeanne Wilcox has favored studying them in real-life settings filled with unpredictable variables – a controlled chaos that she admits might put some researchers on edge.

Chi named fellow of century-old education research society

March 16, 2013

Professor Michelene Chi of Arizona State University has been named one of 23 scholars selected as 2013 American Educational Research Association (AERA) fellows, according to the 97-year-old research society based in Washington, D.C. Chi recently was named director of ASU’s Learning Sciences Institute effective July 1.

Chi appointed to head Learning Sciences Institute

March 05, 2013

Professor Michelene Chi has been named director of Arizona State University’s Learning Sciences Institute (LSI), a two-year-old “creation place” where researchers, scholars and practitioners from a variety of disciplines work together, sharing knowledge and solutions that improve learning and quality of life for people of all ages. Her appointment to lead the institute is effective July 1.

Dale Baker receives prestigious award

January 28, 2013

ASU's Dale Baker has been named recipient of the most prestigious award in the field of science education from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. A professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Baker has contributed more than 30 years of research examining equity issues in science, science teacher professional development and engineering education.

Crow, Carter honored

January 15, 2013

Teachers College clinical associate professor Heather Carter, along with ASU president Michael Crow, will be honored by the Veterans Hall of Fame Society - read the complete story at ASU News.

Jeanne Wilcox poster presentation honored

November 15, 2012

A poster presentation by Teachers College associate dean and professor, Jeanne Wilcox, received a meritorious submission honor from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Ann Ewbank honored

November 08, 2012

Ann Ewbank, assistant division director and associate clinical professor, was presented with the Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award by the Arizona Library Association on November 9. This award recognizes significant accomplishments and leadership over the past ten years in the Arizona library community.

Dr. Leanna Archambault presented Outstanding Research K-12 Online Learning Award

October 22, 2012

Leanna Archambault, Ph.D., assistant professor at Arizona State University, was presented with the award at the Virtual School Symposium on Oct.21, 2012, at the Annual International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Membership Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Steve Graham receives award

October 16, 2012

Teachers College professor Steve Graham received the J. Lee Weiderholt Distinguished Lecturer Award from the Council of Learning Disabilities for his research contributions in the study of learning disabilities.The award was presented at the Council's 34th Annual Conference on Learding Disabilities, held in Austin, TX, October10-11, 2012, where Dr. Graham was a featured keynote speaker.

Connie Pangrazi selected for award

October 11, 2012

Assistant Dean and Senior Lecturer Connie Pangrazi was selected to receive the 2012 Arizona Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AzAHPERD) University Physical Education Teacher of the Year award. 

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Ed Lyon receives dissertation award

October 02, 2012

​Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ed Lyon for being awarded the California Council of Teacher Education’s 2012 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award and the 2011-2012 University of California All Campus Consortium on Research in Diversity Dissertation Fellowship. Dr.

Alexander Kurz receives Teacher Incentive Fund grant

October 01, 2012

​On September 27, 2012, the US Department of Education unveiled its fourth round of Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) awards; a grant program that supports differentiated compensation systems for teachers.

Choice Book Award

September 24, 2012

​Dr. Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos’ recent book Bicultural Parent Engagement: Advocacy and Empowerment (Teachers College Press) was awarded an American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics Choice Book Award. The Critics’ Choice Award serves to recognize and increase awareness of recent scholarship deemed to be outstanding in its field

Award winning faculty

September 06, 2012

​ASU president Michael Crow presented the 2012 leadership awards to faculty at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College September faculty meeting, held at ASU West campus.