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Emerging Leaders Class of 2012-2013

PDK congratulates the 2012–2013 Class of Emerging Leaders. These young leaders in education were selected from a competitive field of applicants on the basis of their outstanding professional accomplishments. Their careers exemplify the PDK tenets of leadership, research, and service. The PDK Emerging Leader program honors educators who are age 40 or younger when they are nominated for the award.

Thomas Acampora Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Belinda M. Cambre

Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
Belinda M. Cambre press release

Daphne R. Chandler Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Abbie C. Cook

Director of Curriculum and Assessment
Butler Technology and Career Development Schools
Hamilton, OH
Abbie C. Cook press release

Jennifer Cuddapah Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

David W. Denton

Chairperson
Master of Arts in Teaching program
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
David W. Denton press release

Neelie Dobbins Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Robert W. Dillon

Principal
Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School
Maplewood, MO
Robert W. Dillon press release

Rebecca Grant Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

LaTonya M. Goffney

Superintendent
Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District
Coldspring, TX
LaTonya M. Goffney press release

Malik S. Henfield Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Ramón M. González

Principal
MS/HS 223 — The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology
Bronx, NY
Ramón M. González press release

Crystal Jensen Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Ryan J. Imbriale

Principal
Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts
Baltimore, MD
Ryan J. Imbriale press release

Ildiko Ilona Laczko-Kerr Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Anthony M. Kline

Assistant Professor
Department of Elementary Education
Ball State University
Indianapolis, IN
Anthony M. Kline press release

Christine Love-Thompson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Daina S. Lieberman

Teacher
South Lakes High School
Reston, VA
Daina S. Lieberman press release

Sophia S.L. Marshall Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Kathryne Drezek McConnell

Assistant Director
Office of Assessment and Evaluation
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
Kathryne Drezek McConnell press release

Mark McCall Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Tryan L. McMickens

Assistant Professor
Administration of Higher Education
Suffolk University
Philadelphia, PA
Tryan L. McMickens press release

Matthew Nelson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Melissa M. Nixon

Director of Title I
Guilford County Schools
Greensboro, NC
Melissa M. Nixon press release

Jessica Rivera-Mueller Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Ashley A. Parker

Graduate Researcher/Doctoral Student
Institute for Evidence-Based Education
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
Ashley A. Parker press release

Jimmy Scherrer Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Daniel J. Quinn

Executive Director
Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Daniel J. Quinn press release

Jessica Shiller Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Devery J. Rodgers

Fritz B. Burns Endowed Chair of Education and Director of Instructional Leadership and Clear Credential Programs
Mount St. Mary’s College
Los Angeles, CA
Devery J. Rodgers press release

Raquel L. Square Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Eric C. Sheninger

Principal
New Milford High School
New Milford, NJ
Eric C. Sheninger press release
Jennifer Wagner Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Crystal M. Timmons

Professor-in-Residence
Teacher Leadership for School Improvement
University of Florida
Jacksonville, FL
Crystal M. Timmons press release

Amy Williamson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Maryann Tatum Tobin

Professor
Abraham S. Fischler School of Education
Nova Southeastern University
Miami, FL
Maryann Tatum Tobin press release

Amy Williamson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Earlisha J. Whitfield

Teacher
West Feliciana Parish
St. Francisville, LA
Earlisha J. Whitfield press release

Amy Williamson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Sherrod D. Willaford

Principal
C.J. Hicks Elementary
Conyers, GA
Sherrod D. Willaford press release

Amy Williamson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Tamara J. Williams

Director of Assessment, Research, and Evaluation
Millard Public Schools
Omaha, NE
Tamara J. Williams press release

Amy Williamson Photo, 2011 Emerging Leader

Tiffany E. Wright

Assistant Professor
Millersville University
York, PA
Tiffany E. Wright press release