Scholarly Achievements and Publications
Kathleen Murphy, a SEDL project director, was chosen to participate in the 2011 National Center for Special Education Research/Institute of Education Sciences Summer Research Training Institute at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. The institute focused on single-subject experimental research designs. Murphy is a member of our Disability Research to Practice unit.
Georgetown County School District in South Carolina partnered with SEDL to strengthen school-based professional learning teams. Georgetown County’s Patti Hammel, along with SEDL staff members
Edward F. Tobia, project director; Ramona Chauvin, program associate; and
Dale Lewis, project director, describe the partnership in the February 2011 issue of JSD. This staff development journal is published by Learning Forward
(formerly the National Staff Development Council). The article is titled “The Light Bulb Clicks On: Consultants Help Teachers, Administrators, and Coaches See the Value of Learning Teams.”
Arturo (Artie) Arce, the 2010–2011 immediate-past chairman of the SEDL Board of Directors, retired in 2011 from his position as principal of Ortega Elementary. The school is part of the Austin Independent School District in Austin, Texas. Arce has served on SEDL’s Board since November 2006, holding the offices of chairman, vice-chairman, and secretary. During his career as an educational administrator, he promoted quality professional learning for faculties through his relationships with Learning Forward and Learning Forward Texas (formerly the Texas Staff Development Council).
2011 President’s Awards
SEDL’s work is guided by a board of directors with representatives drawn from Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Texas.
SEDL's management team guides SEDL's future work and manages SEDL's current projects.
SEDL employees, many of whom are former teachers, principals, and superintendents, meet a high bar for expertise, experience, and quality.
Partners and Advisory Boards
Click here for a current list of SEDL partners, advisory boards and steering committees.