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The School of Education within the College of Education and Human Development offers a number of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels that prepare students to become effective educators who make a difference for students, schools and communities. The faculty are nationally and internationally recognized experts who engage in research that informs the field of education.

By the Numbers

Faculty Recognition

  • James Hiebert, Robert J. Barkley Professor, Mathematics Education, will be honored in April, 2015 at the American Educational Research Association’s Annual Meeting with the AERA’s Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education: SIG-RME’s Senior Scholar Award. Please go to: for more on this story.
  • James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award 2015 – Roberta Golinkoff, H. Rodney Sharp Chair in the School of Education, has been chosen to receive the Association for Psychological Science’s 2015 James McKeen Cattell  Award.  This award honors her for her lifetime of outstanding contributions to applied psychological research.  She shares this award with her colleague, Temple University’s Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Early Career Award 2014 – Amanda Jansen, Associate Professor in the School of Education.
  • International Society for Intelligence Research’s Lifetime Contributions Award 2013 – Linda Gottfredson, Professor in the School of Education.
  • Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity‘s Ten Outstanding Faculty Members 2012-2013 – Gary Allison, Assistant Professor in the School of Education.
  • University of Delaware Excellence in Advising Award 2014 – Laura Glass, Associate Director and Assistant Professor and  2013 – Marsha Baumeister, Assistant Professor in the School of Education.
  • University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching Award 2013 – Gary Allison, Assistant Professor in the School of Education.
  • Wisniewski Award 2013 – The Society of Professors of Education selected University of Delaware Mathematics Education Undergraduate Program for Elementary Teachers as the recipient of this prestigious award for a teacher education program. The purpose of the award is to recognize an institution that has made “singularly significant contributions to the theory and practice of teacher education.” The School of Education faculty who created and implement this program are Dawn Berk, Jim Hiebert, Charles Hohensee, Brad Glass, Mandy Jansen and Anne Morris.

Student and Alumni Recognition


The School of Educations programs are nationally accredited by the following professional organizations.

  • Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
  • Association for Education Communications and Technology (AECT)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
  • Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC)
  • International Reading Association (IRA)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
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