ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several faculty members and students from the Northern State University School of Education have received honors recently.
Those successes include:
Dr. Suzanne Whitehead recently presented “Lessons Learned as a Disaster Mental Health Counselor and Service Provider” at the Hawaii University International Conference in Honolulu. Presenting with Dr. Whitehead was her daughter, Taylor Whitehead.
Danielle (Brook) Larson, who will graduate in May with a degree in human performance and fitness, has been accepted to medical school in South Carolina. Larson is a student of NSU’s Dr. Kathie Courtney, Dr. Jessie Daw, Dr. Tom Orr and Lori Bruns.
Dr. Bonni Boschee and Dr. Candice Hollingsead have been accepted to present “Improving Reading Skills Using One-on-One Tutoring and Research-Based Methods” at the 2013 Clute Conference in Key West, Fla., in March. Presenting with Drs. Boschee and Hollingsead are two recent NSU graduates, Megan Marvel Wollman and Leah Vilhauer Lane.
Dr. Alan Neville will present “Educator-Designed Websites: Content, Ethics, and Law” at the 2013 Technology and Innovation in Education Conference in Rapid City in April. Presenting with Neville will be recent NSU graduate Alyssa Anderson, who is teaching in the Chamberlain School District.
Neville also has been asked to prepare a book review for “Teachers College Record” at Columbia University. Neville will review “Sharing Our Pathways: Native Perspectives on Education in Alaska,” edited by Ray Barnhardt and Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley and published by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.