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Alumni Council Award Recipients

Johan Uvin

2020: Johan Uvin, Ed.M.’99, Ed.D.’03
President of the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL), Washington, DC

Stella Flores

2019: Stella Flores Ed.M.’02, Ed.D.’07
Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity and Associate Professor of Higher Education at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, New York, NY

Douglas Wood

2018: Douglas E. Wood Ed.M.'96, Ed.D.'00
Senior Fellow on Justice and Equity, Aspen Institute, New York, NY

James Kemple

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

Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz

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

Denise Juneau

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

Magdalene Lampert

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

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

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

Nanette Lee Reynolds

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

Timothy Knowles

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

Charles F. Dey

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

2007: Nan Stein Ed.D.’81
Senior Research Scientist, Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, Wellesley, MA

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

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 Service, 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, MD

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.