Carter Andrews selected for national award

September 30, 2013

Carter_DorindaNamed for helping preservice teachers develop culturally-responsive practices, Department of Teacher Education associate professor Dorinda Carter Andrews has been selected to receive the 2013-2014 Phi Delta Kappa Emerging Leader award.

Given each fall, the award honors up-and-coming professionals under 40 whose contributions to education have made significant differences. The award recognizes change agents, innovators and though leaders, and Carter Andrews regularly engages students on critical issues of racial, ethnic and cultural inequities in student achievement.

As part of the award, Carter Andrews will spend two days in Washington, D.C. this December for professional development with other policymakers and officials from the Department of Education.

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