Awards & Honors

Faculty in the School of Education receive continuous recognition and innumerable awards for outstanding contributions to their fields. The following lists just some of the honors recently bestowed as well as long-term appointments of distinction. For more information on faculty members’ awards and honors, see their Faculty Profiles

Campus-Wide Recognition

University Distinguished Professors

Margaret Eisenhart
Robert Linn (Emeritus)
Lorrie Shepard

Chancellor's Committee on Women - CU Women that Matter Award

Margaret Eisenhart, 2010

CU-LEAD Faculty Appreciation Award 

David C. Webb, 2011

Marinus Smith Award

Rubén Donato, 2012

Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advisor

Guillermo Solano-Flores, 2012
Michele Moses, 2011

Provost’s Award for Faculty Achievement

Derek Briggs, 2012
Michele Moses, 2011

Robert L. Stearns Award, University of Colorado Boulder Alumni Association

Leonard Baca, 2014

Lorrie Shepard, 2012

Daniel Liston, 2011

The Best Should Teach Gold Award 

Kris Gutiérrez, 2012
Rubén Donato, 2011
Daniel Liston, 2011

Regional, National, or International Recognition

Fellows of the American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Gregory Camilli, 2010
Rubén Donato, 2012
Margaret Eisenhart
Kathy Escamilla, 2010
Gene Glass (Past President)
Kris Diane Gutiérrez (Past President)
Ken Howe
Margaret LeCompte (Emeritus)
Robert Linn (Emeritus)
Lorrie Shepard (Past President)
Kevin Welner

Fellows of the National Academy of Education (NAE)

Margaret Eisenhart
Kris Gutiérrez
Robert Linn (Emeritus)
Lorrie Shepard (Past President)

Alan C. Purves Award, National Council of Teachers of English

Elizabeth Dutro, 2010

Annual Award for Contributions to Theory and Practice, National Council on Measurement in Education 

Derek Briggs, 2012

International Reading Association Albert J. Harris Research Award

Gregory Camilli, 2012

National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Erin M. Furtak, 2010

Presidential Appointment, National Board of Educational Sciences, U.S. Department of Education; Governing Board of the Institute of Educational Sciences; Appointed by President Obama and confirmed by U.S. Senate 

Kris Gutiérrez, 2012 (reappointed 2012; Elected Vice-Chair, 2012)

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President

Erin M. Furtak, 2011

Robert L. Linn Distinguished Address Award (AERA Division D)

Lorrie Shepard, 2011