January 7, 2009

MCPER’s Dr. Karrie Shogren has won this year’s Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research (CEC-DR) Early Career Publication Award for her paper Examining Individual and Ecological Predictors of the Self-Determination of Students With Disabilities. Shogren will receive the award, which carries a $1,000 honorarium, at the CEC Conference on April 3 in Seattle. The Early Career Publication Award “recognizes the critical role of research to both current practice in and the future of the field of Special Education . . . [and] recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions in special education, in basic and/or applied research, within the first 10 years following receipt of the doctoral degree,” according to the CEC-DR website.