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College Board Partnership Award to Karen Morris

February 27, 2014William SchmittCategories: Default


Karen Morris, program director of the Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program for Indiana (AP-TIP IN) in Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives, has received the College Board’s inaugural Partnership Award for the Midwestern region.

The award was presented by Greg Walker, the College Board’s regional vice president for the Midwest, at its annual Forum on Feb. 11, 2014. He said the College Board, which governs the national structure of Advanced Placement ® tests for high school students, wanted to honor the ways in which the AP-TIP IN program is improving both knowledge levels and career hopes among students across Indiana. Read More

Berends Named AERA Fellow

February 15, 2014William SchmittCategories: Default


Mark Berends, the distinguished sociologist of education who directs the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO) in Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

The AERA says its Fellows Program honors education researchers with substantial research accomplishments, conveys the association’s commitment to excellence in research, and emphasizes to new scholars the importance of sustaining excellent research in the field. Read More