14 times our faculty were recognized for changing the face of education this year


Meghan Krein

Supported by staff and fulfilled through students, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College mission is followed through by our esteemed faculty. They are creative intrapreneurs, dedicated to the college, their disciplines and their students.

1. Gustavo Fischman: Fulbright Specialist

Fischman is the creator of edXchange and will use his partnership to promote knowledge mobilization and open access to research.

2. Alfredo Artiles: Presidential Citation from the American Educational Research Association (2017)

Artiles earned praise for dedication to questions of discrimination and difference and promoting academic excellence.

3. Karen Harris: AERA Studying and Self-Regulated Learning SIG Barry J Zimmerman Award (2017)

Harris developed the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) model of strategies instruction.

4. Alfredo Artiles and Sherman Dorn: Review of Research Award from the American Educational Research Association (2017)

AERA recognized Dorn and Artiles for their "skillful and methodical" study of the role of disability across a century of American education.

5. Lauren Harris: Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning

Harris is co-editor of an ambitious guide for shaping and studying history education worldwide.

6. Craig Mertler: Action research

Mertler chairs AERA’s Action Research group, encouraging teachers to improve education beginning with their own classrooms.

7. Bryan Brayboy: Rosa Parks Award

Brayboy’s programs have prepared more than 125 indigenous teachers in three states.

8. Lynda Scott: Innovation Award for Teacher of the Year (2016)

In the each of the three years this award has been given, it has gone to a faculty member of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

9. Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos: Hispanic Research SIG Early Career Scholar Award (2017)

Jimenez-Castellanos has published extensively in the area of K-12 education finance, policy and parent engagement and its impact on opportunity, equity and outcomes in low-income ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.

10. Pamela Kulinna: Association Internationale des Écoles Supérieures d’Éducation Physique (AIESEP) Fellow Award (2016)

The Fellowship Award aims to recognize those scholars who have made a significant contribution to the field during their careers.

11. Ying-Chih Chen: Early Career Research Award (2017) from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

This award is given annually to a researcher who, within the first five years after completion of the doctoral degree, demonstrates the greatest potential to make outstanding and continuing contributions to research in science education.

12. David I. Hernández-Saca (PhD ’16): Outstanding Dissertation Award in the subject area of Disability Studies in Education from the American Educational Research Association (2017)

His award-winning dissertation was titled “Re-Framing the Master Narratives of Dis/ability Through an Emotion Lens: Voices of Latina/o Students with Learning Disabilities.”

13. Faculty excellence awards: Five of our scholars were recognized for exemplifying excellence and creative intrapreneurship

Five faculty members were honored for personifying our mission: create knowledge, mobilize people and take action to improve education.

14. Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College: Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (2017)

The award recognizes the college’s infusion of technology into all of its teaching methods courses, rather than offering a standalone technology course. The AACTE announcement noted, “This undertaking required massive support and commitment among dozens of faculty and administrators.”