On April 29, 2006, Teachers College recognized retiring faculty and staff along with outstanding faculty for contributions in teaching, research, and service at the annual End-of-the-Year Celebration.

The outstanding awards were presented to nominated tenure-track or full-time contract faculty members. Award winners possess an outstanding curriculum vita and/or have made an unusually significant impact on their students, field, college and/or university, or the community-at-large.

   Outstanding Service Award: 
    Mike Dodrill, Burris Laboratory School

   Outstanding Teaching Award: 

    Jayne Beilke, Department of Educational Studies 
    Nina Yssel, Department of Special Education

   Outstanding Research Award: 

    Dan Lapsley, Department of Educational Psychology 

   Dean's Citation Award: 
    Don Park, University Advancement 
    Steve Shondell, Burris Laboratory School

 The following retirees were recognized:

    Betty Gridley, Department of Educational Psychology 
    Jay Thompson, Department of Educational Studies