Distinguished Research in Teacher Education
Sponsored by the Robert Schuck Fund
The award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education has been established to recognize and promote exceptional research that substantially contributes to the improvement of teacher education. The Association of Teacher Educators presents this award in anticipation that such recognition will stimulate research to: (1) further the development of teacher education; (2) disseminate related information nationally and internationally; and (3) expand the knowledge base relative to teacher education.
Submission deadline for the award to be presented at the Annual Meeting is July 1.
- Articles may be submitted for consideration by the author(s), or they may be nominated by a reader. Authors need not be active members of ATE.
- Articles must report empirical research that is directly related to teacher education.
- Articles must be published (or accepted and scheduled to be published - include official notification from publisher) in peer reviewed journals within two years of the submission deadline.
- Articles must not exceed 25 pages (references do not count toward page limit). Entries should be .pdf copies of the published/accepted articles.
- Submissions must include a separate cover page that includes the following:
Title of article; name of author(s); journal title, issue, and date of publication; complete contact information for author(s), including name, title, institution, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address; name and contact information for person nominating article (if not the author).
- The article and separate cover page should be emailed as attachments to the chair:
University of West Florida
Entries must be received by July 1.
Entries that meet the criteria stated above will be evaluated by a panel of ATE Research Committee members. Articles will be evaluated based on the following:
- Clarity and persuasiveness of the research problem/question and rationale.
- Appropriateness and thoroughness of the theoretical framework and the methods used.
- Clarity and persuasiveness of conclusions and/or interpretations in light of reported data.
- Significance of implications for teacher education.
- Overall quality of the writing.
The recipient(s) of the ATE Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award will be notified by October 1. Recipients are expected to make a presentation about their research and attend the awards ceremony at the ATE Annual Meeting in February.
Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award
sponsored by the Leadership Foundation for Teacher Education
2023 Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Boston College and
Emilie Mitsescu Reagan, Claremont Graduate University
View a full list of previous award winners and titles of their work.
|2022|| Leah Shagrir, Levinsky College of Education|
|2021|| No award|
|2020||Peshe Kuriloff, Will Jordan, Danielle Sutherland, and Annette Ponnock, Temple University|
|2019||Brooke A. Moore, Fort Hays State University|
||Seth Parsons, George Mason University, Margaret Vaughn, University of Idaho; Jacquelynn A. Malloy,
Clemson University; Melissa Pierczynski, University of Maryland
||Karen Koellner, Hunter College, CUNY & Jennifer Jacobs, University of Colorado
||Andrew Stremmel, James Burns, Christine Nganga, and Katherine Bertolin, South Dakota State University
|2015||Laura M. Desimone, Eric D. Hochberg, Andrew C. Porter, and Robert Schwartz, University of Pennsylvania;
Morgan S. Polikoff, University of Southern California; and L. Joy Johnson, University of Michigan
|2014||Joan L. Whipp, Marquette University
|2013||Doug Hamman, Kevin Gosselin, Texas Tech University; Jacqueline Romano, Illinois State University;
Rommel Bunuan, University of Texas at Austin
|2012||Elvira Sanatullova-Allison, Chatham College
|2011||Leisa A. Martin, University of Akron
|2010||Chrystalla Mouza, University of Delaware
|2009||Frank Crasborn, Fountys University of Applied Science; Paul Hennissen, Radboud University; Niels Brouwer,
Vrije University; Fred Korthagen, Utrecht University; Theo Bergen, The Netherlands Eindhoven School of
Education, University of
|2008||Peter Smagorinsky, The University of Georgia; Laura Wright, Newcastle, OK; Sharon Murphy Augustine, Mercer University; Cindy O’Donnell-Allen, Colorado State University; Bonnie Konopak, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
||Donald Boyd, Hamilton Lankford, James Wyckoff; University at Albany; Pamela Grossman, Susanna Loeb,
|2006||Steven Z. Athanases, University of California, Davis; Betty Achinstein, University of California, Santa Cruz
|2005||Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Nancy Fichtman Dana, University of Florida
|2004||Howard Pullman, Susan Pullman, Youngstown State University, Isadore Newman University of Akron, Pietro Pascale, Susi Turner, Educational Consultants; Micki M. Caskey, Portland State University
|2003||Arthur Costigan, Elizabeth Dykman, Queens College, CUNY; Laurel Lampala, University of New Mexico
|2002||Anthony L. Ambrosio, Jerry Long, Rodney Sobieski, Eileen L. Hogan, Marie C. Miller, Cynthia A. Seguin,
Rachelle M. Smith, Emporia State University
|2001||Patricia K. Kubow, Bowling Green State University; Frances O’C. Rust, New York University
|2000||Karen Heinz, Margaret Kinzel, Martin A. Simon, Ron Tzur, The Pennsylvania State University
|1999||Maria Elena Galvez-Martin, Ohio State University-Lima; Connie Bowman, University of Dayton; Margaret A.
Morrison, Hilliard School District, OH
|1998||No award given
|1997||Marilyn Cochran Smith, Boston College; Vivian Gunn Morris, Satomi Taylor, Janie Knight, Rebecca Morris,
University of Memphis
|1996||Pamela Fry, University of Oklahoma; Patricia Hart, James Rowley, University of Dayton
|1995||Lisa DeMuelle, The University of Memphis
|1994||Judith Ponticell, Texas Tech University
|1993||James B. Rowley, Patricia M. Hart , University of Dayton
|1992||Victoria Risko, George Peabody College at Vanderbilt University; Penelope Peterson, Michigan State University
|1991||Alice W. Ryan, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York; Mary M. Kennedy, Michigan State University
|1990||Kenneth R. Howey and Nancy L. Zimpher, The Ohio State University; Kenneth M. Zeichner, University of
Wisconsin and Madison; Daniel P. Liston, Washington University; Marc Mahlios, Mary Gomez, University of
|1989||Jesse Goodman, Indiana University
|1988||Thomas J. Buttery, University of Alabama, David Weller, University of Georgia
|1987||Ann Q. Staton-Spicer, Ann L. Darling, University of Washington; Judith Christensen, National College of Education, Peter Burke, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction, Ralph Fessler, Johns Hopkins University, John M. Johnston, University of Memphis; Robert Heideman, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Geraldine Brownlee, University of Illinois at Chicago, John McDonnell, Beloit College and Jay Price, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
|1986||Joyce E. Killian and D. John McIntyre, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Jesse Goodman, Indiana University
|1985||Virginia Richmond, Patricia Kearney, James C. McCroskey and Timothy G. Plax, West Virgina University;
Parmalee Hawk, Charles R. Coble, East Carolina University
|1984||Robert F. Schuck, University of Pittsburgh; Jon J. Denton, University of Houston & Roxane Exezidis, Houston
|1983||Virginia Richmond and James McCroskey, West Virginia University; John Creswell, University of Houston and John Doxier, Houston Independent Schools
|1982||Nira Hativa, Stanford University; Thomas J. Buttery, Northeast Louisiana University
|1981||Robert F. Schuck, University of Pittsburgh; Paul B. Otto, University of South Dakota
|1980||Judith C. Christensen, University of Northern Iowa; Jon J. Denton, Texas A&M University
|1979||Robert F. Schuck, University of Pittsburgh; Alfred DeVito, Purdue University and Steven Mazucca, Indiana
|1978||Robert Gabrys, State University College at Oneonta; Florence Pritchard, Maryland State Department of Education
|1977||George Redman, Hamline University; Timothy Sullivan and Charles Dziuban, Central Florida University
|1976||Nita Hale Barbour, University of Maryland; Mary Lynn Collins, LeMoyne College|
|1975||J. William Moore, Bucknell University and Judith Schaut, Central Susquehanna|
|1974||W. J. Burns, Cleveland Commission of Higher Education; Earl D. Clark, Kansas State University|
|1973||Jack Greenstein, Central Washington University and Theodore Greenstein,Washington State University|
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