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2014 UCEA Award Winners

 

Thank you to all who attended the 2014 UCEA Awards Luncheon at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. This luncheon honored the recipients of the 2014 UCEA awards (listed below) and focuses on their contributions to scholarship, teaching, student development, and the improvement of educational leadership preparation and practice.

Edwin M Bridges Award

Edwin M. Bridges Award for Contributions to the Preparation and Development of School Leaders

Jacquelyn Wilson presented award winner Joseph Murphy with the 2014 Edwin M. Bridges Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. This annual award recognizes an individual with original, outstanding work in the area of research and/or development that contributes to our knowledge and understanding of how best to prepare and support future generations of educational leaders. The award also recognizes contributions to pre-service preparation as well as continuing professional development aimed at school leaders.

Master Professor Award

The UCEA Master Professor Award

Joan P. Shapiro presented award winner Steve Gross with the 2014 UCEA Master Professor Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. Sponsored by Information Age Publishing, this award is given to individual faculty member whose sustained record as a teacher is so distinguished that it must be recognized by UCEA. Steve Gross has exhibited educational innovation in the classroom, and has a tremendous record as an outstanding teacher, as attested by students and faculty peers.

Jay Scribner Award

Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award

Andrea Rorrer presented award winner Catherine Lugg with the 2014 Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. The Jay D. Scribner Mentoring Award honors educational leadership faculty who have made a substantive contribution to the field by mentoring the next generation of students into roles as university research professors, while also recognizing the important roles mentors such as Catherine Lugg play in supporting and advising junior faculty.

Jack A Culbertson Award

Jack A. Culbertson Award

Steve Gross presented award winner Hollie Mackey with the 2014 Jack A. Culbertson Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. Established in 1982, this award recognizes unique contributions of outstanding junior professors while honoring Jack A. Culbertson, who inspired many young professors during his tenure as UCEA Executive Director.

Best Article in JRLE

Best Article in JRLE

Gordon Gates presented award winners Scott C. Bauer and Philip V. Robey (from left to right) with the 2013 Best Article in JRLE at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. The article “Change in University-Based Programs of Educational Leadership: How Responsive have Programs Been?” was compellingly written, and provided a significant response to critics of university-based preparation programs.

Paula Silver Case Award

Paula Silver Case Award

William Black presented award winners Sally Zepeda (not pictured) and R. Stewart Mayers with the 2014 Paula Silver Case Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. This award is given annually to the authors of the most outstanding case published in the last volume of UCEA’s Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. This year’s case was “Communication and Trust: Change at the Onset of Appointment to the Superintendency,” included many incredibly detailed teaching notes, and was found to be easily used by instructors.

Roald F Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award

Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award

Joseph Murphy presented award winner Philip Hallinger with the 2014 Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. This award recognizes senior professors in the field of educational administration whose professional lives have been characterized by extraordinary commitment, excellence, leadership, productivity, generosity, and service.

Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award

Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award

Diana Pounder presented award winner Susan Korach at the University of Denver Ritchie Program for School Leaders and Executive Leadership for Successful Schools with the 2014 Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. Sponsored by The Wallace Foundation, this award recognizes programs that show distinguishing factors in leadership preparation and student engagement.

Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award2

Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award

Diana Pounder presented award winner Bonnie Fusarelli at North Carolina State University Northeast Leadership Academy with the 2014 Exemplary Educational Leadership Preparation Award at the 28th Annual UCEA Convention in Washington, DC. Sponsored by The Wallace Foundation, this award recognizes programs that show distinguishing factors in leadership preparation and student engagement.

Please note the following honorees that were recognized at the beginning of the luncheon with presentation only:

  • Davis Award – “Negotiating Site-Based Management and Expanded Teacher Decision Making: A Case Study of Six Urban Schools” presented by Michelle Young to Anysia P. Mayer, Morgaen L. Donaldson, Kimberly LeChasseur, Anjalé Welton, and Casey Cobb.
  • Distinguished Service Award – Presented by Michelle Young to Julian Vasquez Heilig.