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Alumni Council Award Recipients

2017: James Kemple
Ed.M.’86, Ed.D.’89
Research Professor and Executive Director of the Research Alliance for New York City Schools at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University.
New York, NY

2016: Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz
Ed.D.'02
Senior Program Officer for Early Childhood Education Initiatives and Co-Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs with the American Indian College Fund
Denver, CO

2015: Denise Juneau
Ed.M.'94
Montana State Superintendent of Public Instruction

2014: Magdalene Lampert
Ed.D.'81
Professor Emerita at the University of Michigan; Senior Adviser for the Boston Teacher Residency Program
Somerville, MA

2013: Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Ed.M. '70
Professor of Child Development at Teachers College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Colombia University;
Director of the National Center for Children and Families
New York, NY

2012: Nanette Lee Reynolds
Ed.D. '78
Educator and Social Justice Activist; Former Director, Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Atlanta, GA

2011: Timothy Knowles
Ed.M.'96, Ed.D.'02
John Dewey Director and Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI)

2010: Charles F. Dey
M.A.T.'58
Educator, Administrator, and Director of the National Organization on Disability's Start on Success Program

2009: Ernesto Schiefelbein
Ed.D.'69
Professor, Researcher, and Educational Reformer, Chile

2008: Geoffrey Canada
Ed.M.'75
President and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone

2007: Eleanor Linn
M.A.T.’72

Nan Stein
Ed.D.’81

2006: John Merrow
Ed.D.'73
Journalist, NPR

2005: Elizabeth Hale
Ed.M.'75
President, Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington D.C.

2004: Stephen W. Raudenbush
Ed.D.'84
Professor, School of Education and Survey Research Center, and, by courtesy, Department of Statistics and Sociology at The University of Michigan

2003: Helen Klassen
Ed.M. '93, Ed.D. '96
Founder and president of the White Earth Tribal and Community College

2002: Roland Barth
Ed.M.'62, Ed.D.'70
Independent Educational Consultant
Alna, ME

2001: Jay P. Heubert
Ed.D.'82
Associate Professor of Education and Law
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

2000: Chris Anne Affleck
C.A.S.'89
5th Grade Teacher, John M. Tobin School, Cambridge, MA

1999: Alonzo Crim*
C.A.S.'68, Ed.D.'69
Professor of Education, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

1998: Donald R. Moore
M.A.T.'66, Ed.D.'71
Director, Designs for Change, Chicago, IL

1997: Mary Jo Bane
M.A.T.'66, Ed.D.'72
Former Assistant Secretary for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

1996: Thomas Sobol
M.A.T.'54
Former Commissioner of Education for the State of New York, New York, NY

1995: Thomas Payzant
M.A.T.'63, C.A.S.'66, Ed.D.'68
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education, Washington, D.C.

1994: Theodore R. Sizer*
M.A.T.'57
Professor of Education, Brown University, Providence, RI
Chairman of the Coalition of Essential Schools

1993: Lisa Delpit
Ed.M. '80, Ed.D. '84
Senior Research Associate, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MA

1992: Jane Roland Martin
Ed.M.'56
Professor of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

1991: Ellen Swepson Jackson*
Ed.M.'73
Dean and Director of Affirmative Action
Northeastern University, Boston, MA

1990: Lauren Resnick
R.M.A.T.'58, Ed.D.'62
Director, Learning Research and Development Center
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

1989: Gregory Anrig*
M.A.T.'56, C.A.S.'60, Ed.D.'63
President, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ

1988: William Harvey
C.A.S.'69, Ed.D.'72
President, Hampton University, Hampton,VA

1987: Edward J. Meade, Jr.*
C.A.S.'59, Ed.D.'60
Program Officer, Urban Poverty Program, Ford Foundation,
New York, NY

1986: John B. Davis
Ed.M.'49, C.A.S.'59, Ed.D.'62
President Emeritus, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

* Now Deceased

Note: The position listed is the position held at the time of the award.


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