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School honors winners of 2017 Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards

April 26, 2017
How does UW-Madison’s School of Education consistently rank among the very best in the nation?

It’s due, in large part, to the talent and dedication of the School's faculty, staff and students.

On Tuesday evening the School honored some of its most outstanding contributors with School of Education Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards during a ceremony and reception in the Education Building's Wisconsin Idea Room.

Congratulations to all of this year's winners -- and thanks for making the School of Education such a remarkable place.

2017 Award winners201​7 AWARD WINNERS

Ann Wallace Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement

Lorenzo Contreras | Kinesiology
Kathleen T. Horning | Cooperative Children’s Book Center

University Staff Distinguished Achievement

Heidi Udelhoven (Claire Shaffer Award) | Educational Psychology
Barbara Wipperfurth | Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis

Faculty Distinguished Achievement

​Richard Halverson | Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
Gloria Ladson-Billings | Curriculum & Instruction

Dick & Julie Daly Education Student Staff Achievement

Afton Crowley | Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth

Community-Engaged Scholarship

Travis Wright | Counseling Psychology

Excellence in Diversity

Daniel Timm | Kinesiology     

The Ann Wallace Academic Staff Distinguished Achievement awards are sponsored by Ann Wallace. The Claire Shaffer Award is made possible by a generous gift from Claire and Ron Shaffer. The Faculty Achievement awards are supported by the Charles Read Recognition Fund.  The Student Staff Award is made possible by a gift from Jo Ann Carr. The Excellence in Diversity Award and Community-Engaged Scholarship Award are supported by gifts from the Luvern and Marguerite Kopp Fund. Thank you to all of our distinguished alumni and friends who make these awards possible.

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