NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER EDUCATORS

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The deadline for the 2014 NAECTE Awards is extended to June 17, 2014. Please send your nominations to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Inquiries regarding awards and nominations can be directed to Rebecca Huss-Keeler & William Parnell at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Each year at its fall conference, NAECTE presents four awards.  Publishers well known to the field of early childhood education sponsor three of the awards. They are:

  • The NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award  (click here for criteria and submission information)
  • The NAECTE/Taylor & Francis Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award  (click here for criteria and submission information)
  • The NAECTE/Cengage Learning Outstanding Early Childhood Practitioner Award (click here for criteria and submission information)
  • The NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Dissertation Award (click here for criteria and submission information)
  • NAECTE Travel Grants, sponsored by Taylor & Francis (click here for criteria and submission information)
  • The NAECTE Foundation Research Award (see the NAECTE Foundation page for criteria and submission information)

 

2013 Awards

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award was presented to:

  • Dr. Christine Chaille`, Portland State University

NAECTE/Taylor & Francis Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award was presented to:

  • Dr. Tamar Jacobson, Rider University

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Dissertation Award was presented to:

  • Dr. Carolyn J. Griess, Pennsylvania State University--“Educating Early Educators: Voices of Early Childhood Educators Participating in Formal Education as Part of a Statewide Quality Rating Improvement System
  • Dr. Sue Ann E. Mankiw, Rutgers, The University of New Jersey--“Using Children’s Literature to Examine the Disability Discourses of Early Childhood Pre-Service Teachers

NAECTE Outstanding JECTE Journal Article Award was presented to:

  • Tasha Tropp Laman, Erin T. Miller, and Julia López-Robertson, The University of South Carolina--“Noticing and Naming as Social Practice: Examining the Relevance of a Contextualized Field-Based Early Childhood Literacy Methods Cours
  • Mariana Souto-Manning and Detra Price-Dennis, Columbia University and The University of Texas at Austin--“Critically Redefining and Repositioning Media Texts in Early Childhood Teacher Education: What if? And Why?

NAECTE Foundation Research Award was presented to Christopher P. Brown, University of Texas, Austin Proposal--“Helping Early Educators Rethink Appropriate Instruction with Diverse Children in a High-Stakes Teaching Context

NAECTE Foundation Scholarship Award was presented to Michelle Clevenger, University of South Carolina--“A Mixed Methods Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences with and Beliefs about the Role of Play in Kindergarten: Implications for Early Childhood Teacher Educators

NAECTE Travel Grants were awarded to Jennifer Ward, University of South Florida; and Kristie Dickie, Oklahoma State University

 


2012 Awards

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award was presented to Dr. Nancy K. Freeman, University of South Carolina

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Dissertation Award was presented to Dr. Cindy Lee Ryan, Western Oregon University--“Head Start Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices Related to Positive Teacher-Child Relationships in the Classroom”

NAECTE Technology Leadership Award was presented to Dr. Will Parnell, Portland State University-—“iDocument: How Smartphones and Tablets are Changing Documentation in Preschool and Primary Classrooms”

NAECTE Outstanding JECTE Journal Article Award was presented to Dr. Jennifer Keys Adair, University of Texas--“Confirming Chanclas: What Early Childhood Teacher Educators Can Learn From Immigrant Preschool Teachers”

NAECTE Foundation Research Award was presented to Dr. Karen M. LaParo, University of North Caronlina, Greensboro-—“Preservice Teachers and Cooperating Teachers in Early Care and Education Practicum Classrooms: Communication and Relationships"


2011 Awards

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award was presented to Dr. Jane Blakely Keat, Pennsylvania State University

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Dissertation Award was presented to Dr. Kara Ahmed, Columbia University 26 and Counting:  Examining the Early Launch to Learning Initiative (ELLI), New Jersey’s Effort Towards Creating a Universal Preschool System

NAECTE/Taylor & Francis Outstanding JECTE Journal Article was presented to Jeffrey Trawick-Smith and Tracy Dziurgot, Eastern Connecticut State University Untangling Teacher-Child Play Interactions: Do Teacher Education and Experience Influence "Good Fit" Responses to Children's Play?

NAECTE Foundation Research Award was presented to Anna H. Hall, University of Kentucky Developmental and Initial Psychometric Evaluation of the Writing Attitude Scale for Teachers (WAST)


2010 Awards

NAECTE/Cengage Learning Outstanding Early Childhood Practitioner Award was presented to Angela Carr, Kindergarten Teacher, Huntsville City Schools, Alabama

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award was presented to Dr. Janis Strasser, William Paterson University

NAECTE/Pearson Outstanding Dissertation Award was presented to Sandra Bequette, Oklahoma State University Kindergarten Students’ Exploratory Math Talk Within a Collaborative Discourse Community

NAECTE Foundation Research Award was presented to Desalyn De-Souza, Syracuse University Child Care Center Directors’ Perceptions of Continuity of Care: A Qualitative Investigation

 

2009 Awards

NAECTE/Cengage Learning Outstanding Early Childhood Practitioner Award was presented to Cindy Gennarelli Director/Adjunct Faculty William Paterson University.


Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award, sponsored by Pearson Merrill was presented to Jie-Qi Chen, PhD Erikson Institute.


Outstanding Dissertation Award, sponsored by Pearson Merrill was presented to Jennifer McCray, PhD, Erikson Institute/Loyola University Chicago.


Technology Leadership Award, sponsored by the National Technology Leadership Coalition was presented to Kathleen M. Sheridan PhD and Leslie K. Curda PhD, National-Louis University.


Past recipients of these awards

 


NAECTE Outstanding JECTE Journal Article Award

 

In addition to these awards, NAECTE and Taylor Francis sponsor the NAECTE Outstanding JECTE Journal Article Award. The Editor of the journal in cooperation with members of the Editorial Board selects the winning article.


 

The 2010 NAECTE/ Taylor & Francis Outstanding JECTE Journal Article was presented to

Janice Kroeger, Sandra Pech, & Jennifer Cope, Kent State University    Investigating Change in Field Sites through Mentor and Candidate Dialogues

Honorable Mention was presented to Linda Hestenes, Karen LaParo, Catherine Scott-Little, Swetha Chakravarthi, Joanna Lower, Angie Cranor, Deborah Cassidy, & Judith Niemeyer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro  Team Teaching in an Early Childhood Interdisciplinary Program: A Decade of Lessons Learned

 

The 2009 Outstanding Research Article Award, sponsored by Taylor & Francis, was presented to Fabienne Doucet, New York University.


 

The 2008 award winners were: Pamela Brown, Karen Rogers, Kathryn Castle, Caren Fauerhelm and Sara Chimblo for their article in volume 28, number 1, entitled: The nature of primary teaching: Body, time, space and relationship.


 

The 2007 award winners were:  Jie-Qi Chen and Gillian McNamee for their article in Volume 27, number 2, entitled Strengthening Early Childhood Teacher Preparation: Integrating Assessment, Curriculum Development, and Instructional Practice in Student Teaching.

 

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