2017 TED/Pearson Excellence in Teacher Education Award

The TED/Pearson Excellence in Teacher Education Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to one or more of the following: (a) teacher education in special education; (b) preparation of future leaders and/or quality educators; and (c) research supporting the preparation of teachers and/or delivery of services to children with disabilities, legislative leadership, and scholarly works.

The TED/Pearson Excellence in Teacher Education Award is presented annually at the CEC Convention during the TED/Pearson reception. This recipient is provided with a plaque and honorarium.

The recipient of the 2017 TED/Pearson Excellence in Teacher Education Award, announced at the Council for Exceptional Children 2017 Convention, is Dr. Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft.

Click here to view the past recipients of the Excellence in Teacher Education Award.

The 2016 TED Publication Award recipients, announced at the TED 2016 Conference, are:
Kristin L. Sayeski, Bethany Hamilton-Jones, & Susan Oh
The Efficacy of IRIS STAR Legacy Modules Under Different Instructional Conditions
Teacher Education and Special Education

The 2016 TED Dissertation Award recipient, announced at the TED 2016 Conference, is:
Dr. Emily Sobek
The Effects of Didactic Instruction and Performance Feedback on Paraeducators’ Use of Positive Behavior Support Strategies in Inclusive Settings

The recipient of the inaugural Jane West Spark Award, announced at the TED 2016 Conference, is:
Jennifer Holbrook

The recipient of the 2016 TED Distinguished Service Award, announced at the TED 2016 Conference, is:
Dr. Vivian Correa