Gertrude Whipple Professional Development Grant

The Gertrude Whipple Professional Development Grant, which carries a monetary prize of up to US$4,000, is awarded from time to time to assist a member with the planning and creation of professional development projects, with the production of high quality materials, with the marketing and scheduling of meetings and workshops, and with the logistic support for conducting them. Award decisions, based on the quality of proposals and on the timeliness of the topic, are made as soon as the appropriate designated committee reviews proposals and recommends funding to the Association Board of Directors.

This award is no longer available.  For more information, please contact the Executive Division.

Award Recipients


Lauren B. Lunsford
Nashville, TN
Motivating Readers of All Ages and Levels with Read Alouds
Joy R. Miksic
Collegeville, PA
Development of a Training Program and Materials for Haitian Secondary Teachers to Support the Integration of Literacy Into the Classroom Curriculum


Gloria Reading
Edwardsville, IL
Olateju Mojisola Auibike
Osun State, Nigeria


Megan A. Klunk
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