Annual Awards for Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni

The College of Education Annual Awards Banquet recognizes the achievements of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who have made outstanding contributions to the College. Click here to nominate or view past recipients.


Porter Graham Staff Excellence Award

Established by former Interim Dean Rose Porter, the Porter Graham Staff Excellence Award celebrates the dedication, resolve, leadership, and overall excellence of individuals making significant contributions to the MU College of Education. Click here to nominate or view past recipients.


Golden Apple Teaching Award

The College of Education Golden Apple Award recognizes individuals in the college who excel and go “above and beyond” in teaching and/or advising. College of Education faculty (tenure-track and NTT), adjunct faculty, instructors, lecturers and graduate teaching assistants are eligible. Click here to nominate.


College of Education Curators’ Distinguished Professors

  • 2019 – Keith Herman
  • 2011 – Barbara Reys
  • 2010 – Puncky Heppner
  • 2010 – David Jonassen
  • 2007 – Norm Gysbers
  • 2006 – Sandra Abell
  • 2002 – Robert Reys

Click here for information on award criteria.


College of Education Kemper Award Recipients

  • 2019 – Jennifer Fellabaum-Toston
  • 2014 – Leigh Neier
  • 2013 – Betsy Baker
  • 2011 – Deborah Hanscin
  • 2007 – Fran Argaugh
  • 2005 – Glenn Good
  • 2002 – Norm Gysbers
  • 2001 – Laurie Mintz
  • 2000 – Karen Multon
  • 1999 – Mary Heppner
  • 1998 – Roy Fox
  • 1997 – Larry Kantner
  • 1995 – Dorothy Watson
  • 1993 – Puncky Heppner
  • 1993 – Wendy Sims
  • 1991 – Douglas Grouws

Click here for information on award criteria.