Awards

Nominated for the 2016 University Partnership Award, Education Specialties

“Literacy Luninaries Project”

-Started by Evan Ortlieb, Professor of Literacy in the Department of Education Specialties, of the SJU School of Education in partnership with Hoboken Junior Senior High School to highlight best practices in reading and writing instruction. Select teachers from Hoboken deliver workshops within masters’ level classes to share their current perspectives and experiences in teaching English Language Arts and Literacy. Faculty from the Department of Education Specialties deliver professional development to teachers who work at Hoboken Junior High School.

Winner of the 2015 and 2016 Emerald Literati Author Awards (Emerald Publishing)

“Attraction theory” – best new addition to the field of Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation

“Using activity theory in literacy instruction” – exemplar model for the nexus b/w research and practice

Nominated for the Edward B. Fry Book Award (Literacy Research Association)

“Theoretical Models of Learning and Literacy Development” May 2015

-Outstanding book on literacy research and practice

Runner up winner of the Big Ideas @ Berkeley International Competition $8500

Category: Mobiles for Reading

“My Reading Tablet featuring TextSwitch Technology”

Nominated for the Edward B. Fry Book Award (Literacy Research Association)

“Advanced Literacy Practices: From the Clinic to the Classroom” April 2014

-Outstanding book on literacy research and practice

Nominated for the Learning Difficulties Australia Early Career Researcher Award, March 2014

Doctoral Student, Wolfram Verlaan, received Finalist distinction in the Outstanding Dissertation Award Competition, International Reading Association, May 2014

Pro-Vice Chancellor Recognition of Outstanding Teaching Evaluation in Faculty of Education, Monash University, Semester 1 2013

Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award, Spring 2012

Jerry Johns’ Promising Researcher Award, Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, (November 2011)

-Recognizes research that addresses significant questions for reading/literacy and extends understanding of its development, assessment, and/or instruction

Distinguished Presenter Award, Fall 2011, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Mentioned in the Faculty Publication Bibliography 2011 @ TAMUCC

Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award Spring 2011

Highlighted in Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi’s Coastlines Fall 2011

Newsletter – recipient of the Jerry Johns’ Promising Researcher Award from ALER

Mentioned in the Faculty Publication Bibliography 2010 @ TAMUCC

Outstanding Islander at TAMU-CC

http://www.tamucc.edu/profiles/pastprofiles.html

Corpus Christi, TX, April 2011

Madison Who’s Who, 2011

Biltmore’s Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, 2011-2012

Who I Am Makes a Difference Award

www.blueribbons.org, Corpus Christi, TX, December 4, 2010

Highlighted in Island Waves Student Newspaper, 21(24)

“Fighting cancer with education: Professor creates foundation that awards scholarships to cancer patients.”

-Corpus Christi, TX, September 30, 2010

Highlighted in the Scholarly Activity & Graduate Education (SAGE) Newsletter

“Meet Dr. Ortlieb, the Charitable Professor”

-Corpus Christi, TX, Fall 2010

Highlighted in: The Learning & Teaching Office Monthly Digest, 3, 1 

Feature article: A collaborative approach to higher education induction

-Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 2010

Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Education and Research

-Cambridge Who’s Who, New York, 2009-2010

Chi Omega Greek Honors Professor (VSU Chapter)

-Valdosta, GA, November 2008

Highlighted in The Literacy Professional, 19(1), 6 for newly authored book-Teaching Reading in Rural and Urban Elementary Schools

Community Partner in Education of the Year

-Valdosta, GA, September 2008

Mentoring towards Milestones, June 18, 2008

VSU Connection, 1(15)

Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals in Education and Research

-Cambridge Who’s Who, New York, 2008-2009

Literacy ‘Study Buddies’ Tutoring Initiative-100% statewide testing pass rate

-Parker Mathis Elementary School, Valdosta, GA, 2007-2008

Delta Zeta Favorite Professor (LSU Chapter)

-Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, March 2006

LSU Luminary in Elementary Education

-The Advocate newspaper, Baton Rouge, LA, November 2005

Zeta Tau Alpha Favorite Professor (LSU Chapter)

-Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 2005