Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.
Marty Carr, a professor in the department of educational psychology, who dedicated her career to researching the development of mathematics literacy in young children, died on July 30, 2017. She was 59.
Gregory Spillers (PhD '17), director of the Pre-Health Advising Office at UGA, was recently honored with the Lightbulb Award for his innovative ideas and creative solutions to improve student services.
Meg Easom Hines, a lecturer in the department of educational psychology specializing in gifted and creative education, recently received the Mary Frasier Equity and Excellence Award from the Georgia Association for Gifted Children.
Fadia Nasser-Abu Alhija, the first Israeli Arab woman to be appointed an associate professor at an Israeli research university, evaluates student achievement and the structural validity of measures and tests.