February 22, 2018
MCPER Principal Investigator Sarah Powell has earned the Council for Exceptional Children's Distinguished Early Career Research Award.
Powell, who heads multiple projects in MCPER's Mathematics and Science Institute for Students With Special Needs, received the award at an event on February 9 in Tampa, Florida.
The award "recognizes individuals who have made outstanding scientific contributions in basic and/or applied research in special education within the first 10 years after receiving the doctoral degree," according to a Council for Exceptional Children announcement. "Powell is one of, if not the, most promising young scholars in the area of mathematics education and high incidence disabilities. Her mathematics intervention work is theoretically based and gaining considerable recognition in the United States and internationally."
For more information, visit the Council for Exceptional Children website.