AAIDD is delighted to announce that two new members have been elected to its national board of Directors. Their terms of office begin July 1, 2011.
Current Position: Professor, Department of Special Education, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Education: PhD, Educational Psychology/Special Education, University of Minnesota; MS in Education, Educational Administration, Illinois State University; BS in Education, Special Education, Illinois State University
AAIDD Participation: Lead Author, Supports Intensity Scale; Author or Co-author of 19 journal articles, web articles, newsletter articles, book chapters, and books published by AAIDD; Presenter of 31 workshops and session presentations at AAIDD state, regional, and national conferences; Member of AAIDD’s Ad Hoc committees on Terminology & Classification and Supports Intensity Assessment; Consulting Editor, American Journal and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AAIDD Special Service Award (2009)
AAIDD Special Award (2007)
AAIDD Fellow (2007)
Current Positon: Senior Research Associate and Training Director at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD) and Associate Director for Minnesota’s LEND program.
Education: PhD,Social Work, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; MSW, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana; BA, Psychology and Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
AAIDD Participation: AAIDD Social Work Division Chair; DSP SIG co-chair; member national Board of Director. Minnesota Chapter President and Secretary. Guest Reviewer Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
AAIDD Media Award (2006)
Dybwad International Fellowship (2005)
AAIDD Presidential Award (2001)
AUCD Young Professional Award (2000)