Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award
The Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest honor that can be awarded by the Middle Level Education Research Special Interest Group (MLER SIG). The award is named for Dick Lipka who is the founding father and guiding force in the MLER SIG. The award is given only when an individual has demonstrated a level of service and leadership in middle grades education that warrants this special recognition.
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Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award.
CONGRATULATIONS to ...
Vincent A. Anfara, Jr.
Professor and Chair
Dr. Anfara is the first recipient of the Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award due to his longtime leadership and service in middle grades education. He is the series editor of The Handbook of Middle Level Education Research, former executive advisor of the MLER SIG, past chair of the MLER SIG, and past chair of the National Middle School Association's Research Advisory Committtee. His scholarly work includes 14 books and more than 80 articles.
Awards | Graduate Student Award | Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award | Research Award