National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators

Past Award Recipients

NAECTE / Pearson
Outstanding Early ChildhoodTeacher Educator Award

2009 Jie-Qi Chen Erikson Institute
2008 Francis O’Connell Rust Erikson Institute
2007 Dr. Blythe Hinitz The College of New Jersey
2006 Joan P. Isenberg George Mason University
2005 Holly Seplocha William Patterson University
2004 Marjorie Fields University of Alaska SE
2003 Michael Davis Virginia Commonwealth University
2002 Stephanie Feeney University of Hawaii
2001 Diane Burts Louisiana State University
2000 Doris Bergen Miami University, Ohio
1999 Rosalind Charlesworth Weber State University
1999 Anne Dorsey University of Cincinnati
1998 Kathryn Castle Oklahoma State University
1998 Janet Taylor Auburn Iniversity
1996 Doris Fromberg Hofstra University
1995 Verna Hildebrand Michigan State University

NAECTE / Cengage
Outstanding Early Childhood Practitioner Award

2009 Cindy Gennarelli William Patterson University
2007 Jonathan Gillentine University of Hawaii
2006 Jennifer Thompson Gastineau Elementary, Juneau, AK
2005 Denise Dark Opelika City Schools, Opelika, AL
2004 Jennie Kuhn Martin Ave. School, Long Island, NY
2003 Susan Gitting Lincoln School, River Forest, IL
2002 Patricia Lindstrom
2001 Charlotte Sassman Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center Fort Worth, TX
2000 Marilyn Tolbert Bryson Elementary, Fort Worth TX
1999 Carolyn Keasal Valley, Alabama
1998 Gail Ritchie Kings Park Elementary, Fairfax County, VA

NAECTE / Pearson
Outstanding Dissertation Award

2009 Jennifer McCray Erikson Institute/ Loyola University
2008 Sheri Lefagren Kent State University
2007 Dr. Debra Ackerman Institute for Early Education Research
2006 Michaela Cole Walden University
2005 Gail Wai-Kwan Yuen Columbia University
2004 Tricia Giovacco Johnson Columbia University
2003 Anita Gupta Columbia University
2002 Janine Certo
2001 Jody Eberly Rutgers University
2000 Dina Rosen New York University
1998 Georgia Franyo University of Delaware
1997 Lara Fade University of Maryland at College Park
1996 Sheila B. Morse University of Missouri, St. Louis
1995 Rachel Theilheimer Columbia University
1994 Val Dubois Brunell
1992 Jie-Qi(Jackie) Chen Tufts University

NAECTE Foundation

2008 Susan Recchia Teachers College, Columbia University
2007 Muriel Rand New Jersey City University
2005 Cynthia Paris University of Delaware

Technology Award

2009 Kathleen Sheridan & Leslie Curda
2008 Leslie Couse & Dora Chen National-Louis University Tablet Computers for Young Children