Sandy Chafouleas, EPSY professor, has been elected the incoming President of the Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP). The purpose of SSSP is to advance basic and applied scientific research, disseminate research findings to broad audiences, and foster communication about the specialty of school psychology. Membership in SSSP is limited to nomination and invite only. In the 1960s, SSSP founded the prestigious Journal of School Psychology. The not for profit entity funds major initiatives such as the Early Career Research Award, Dissertation Grant Award, International Research Award, School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference, and the Research Registry. Her term begins in 2017 as President-Elect.
Dr. Rashea Hamilton was selected as the recipient of the 2015 William E. Loadman Outstanding Dissertation Award for Educational Psychology at The Ohio State University. This award is given annually to the Ph.D. student who has completed and defended the most outstanding dissertation in each academic area during the previous year. Dr. Hamilton is a Research Associate for the National Center for Research on Gifted Education in the Neag School of Education at UConn.
Picture: Dr. Rashea Hamilton (center) is presented with a William E. Loadman Dissertation Award by donor Professor Emeritus William E. Loadman (left) and Dr. Eric Anderman, her advisor and the chair of the Department of Educational Studies.