SEDL is honored to have received the following awards from professional organizations.
|SEDL Staff, Product or Web Site||Award Given By||Year|
|2010 Annual Report||2011|
|SEDL Letter: August 2008, Volume XX, Number 2||
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) selected SEDL Letter, Volume XX, No 2, "Afterschool, Family, and Community," as the 2009 Distinguished Achievement Awards Finalist.
|2007 Annual Report||
AEP selected SEDL's Annual Report: Teach. Discover. Solve. Engage. Learn. as a 2009 Beacon Awards Finalist.
AEP selected SEDL's 2008 Catalog as the 2009 Beacon Awards Finalist.
|Paso Partners - Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Language: An Instructional Program||Schoolzone: 4-star Highly Recommended rating||2009|
|AfterWords Issue: March 2007||Distinguished Achievement Award was given by AEP for the e-newsletter AfterWords. Whole Publication: E-Newsletter (Adult Learning)||2008|
|Afterschool Training Toolkit||WGBH Educational Foundation, one of the seven partners in the National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning that is supported by the US Department of Education 21st Century Learning Centers program, won the highly-acclaimed CINE Golden Eagle Award for video production on the Toolkit for Afterschool Learning.||2007|
|SEDL Letter, Volume 18, No 3||SEDL Letter, 40 Years of SEDL's Building Knowledge to Support Learning, the December 2006 edition of SEDL's magazine, was named a finalist in the EdPress 2007 Distinguished Achievement Award competition.||2007|
|2006 Annual Catalog||SEDL's 2006 Annual Catalog was named a finalist in the EdPress 2007 Beacon awards for excellence in education marketing.||2007|
|SEDL Corporate Website (redesigned in 2004)||SEDL's SEDL Corporate Website (redesigned in 2004) won the Gold award in the 2005 MarCom Creative Awards. The award honors excellence and recognizes the creativity and hard work of marketing and communication professionals.||2005|
|SEDL Letter, Volume XVII, No 1||SEDL's SEDL Letter, Volume XVII, No 1, "Reaching our Reading Goals," won the Platinum award in the 2005 MarCom Creative Awards. The award honors excellence and recognizes the creativity and hard work of marketing and communication professionals.||2005|
|2004 Annual Report||SEDL's 2004 Annual Report won the Honorable mention in the 2005 MarCom Creative Awards. The award honors excellence and recognizes the creativity and hard work of marketing and communication professionals.||2005|
|Readiness: School, Family, & Community Connections||The fourth research synthesis of SEDL's National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools, Readiness: School, Family, & Community Connections, was a finalist in the Association of Educational Publishers' Distinguished Achievement Awards competition in the supplemental reference book category.||2005|
|Shirley Hord||SEDL's Scholar emerita Shirley Hord received the 2004 Susan Loucks-Horsley Award from the National Staff Development Council (NSDC). Each year this award is given to an NSDC member whose research, writing, and professional relationships improve educators' understanding of change and promote high-quality professional learning.||2004|
|John Westbrook||SEDL's program manager John Westbrook received the Charlotte Toulouse Award for Contributions to Communication Between People With Disabilities and Disability Researcher from the Southwest Conference on Disability. The award recognizes significant contributions to encouraging communication and building bridges between people with disabilities and disability researchers.||2004|
|SEDL Letter Online||The online version of SEDL Letter, SEDL's magazine won the Busy Educator's Awards. The award is given to sites that benefit educators.||2004|
|Family and Community Connections Web site||The Web site for SEDL's National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools was named a finalist in the Association of Educational Publishers' Distinguished Achievement competition.||2004|
|SEDL Letter||SEDL Letter, Putting Reading First, the December 2002 edition of SEDL's magazine, won first place in the nationwide EdPress 2003 Distinguished Achievement Award competition for "One-Theme Issue" in adult publications. The magazine was judged on content, look, design, appropriateness of audience.||2003|
|SEDL Web site||Schoolzone: Highly Recommended rating||2003|
|SEDL's Reading Resources||SEDL's Reading Resources were featured in the November 17, 2002 Balanced Literacy issue of the Innovative Teaching Newsletter.||2002|
|SEDL Web site|| Association
of Educational Publishers
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) selected the SEDL Web site as the 2002 Distinguished Achievement Awards Finalist. Chosen from over 900 entries in 43 categories, the finalists represent the best in the industry.
|Reading Assessment Database||SEDL's Reading Assessment Database was selected by Infography as one of the most excellent sources of information about the subject of "Reading Assessment." It has been selected and cited by a college professor who is a specialist about this subject. Based upon this independent expert's recommendation, Fields of Knowledge are pleased to refer students and librarians to the information SEDL has made available to the learning public.||2002|
|Classroom Compass - Rhythm of Mathematics||Education network bigchalk.com selected SCIMAST's "Rhythm of Mathematics" Classroom Compass site to be featured in the bigchalk.com HomeworkCentral directory of exceptional educational sites on the Web. Out of more than 110,000 sites reviewed, bigchalk.com ranked the Classroom Compass site in the top 2 percent based on its rich content and academic relevance.||2001|
|Active Learning with Technology portfolio||SEDL's Active Learning with Technology portfolio earned the National Staff Development Council's 2001 Exemplary Use of Technology for Staff Development Award.||2001|
|SEDL Letter||SEDL Letter has been selected as a featured site in Lightspan's StudyWeb as one of the best educational resources on the Web by StudyWeb researchers.||2001|
|Shirley Hord||The National Staff Development Council (NSDC) awarded its coveted Distinguished Service Award to Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) program manager Shirley Hord at a ceremony in front of 3,500 members at its annual conference in December, 2000.||2000|
|Classroom Compass - Constructing Knowledge in the Classroom||Openhere.com chose SEDL's SCIMAST publication Classroom Compass as a resource on its Constructivism Web site.||2000|
|Classroom Compass||The Classroom Compass Web pages were awarded a Highly Commended rating by the Schoolzone panel of 250 expert teachers.||2000|
|John Westbrook||NCDDR director and SEARS program manager John Westbrook was named the 1998 Switzer Scholar by the National Rehabilitation Association. He prepared and presented a scholarly paper to discussants at the 20th Switzer Scholar Seminar at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, Michigan on September 24, 1999. The paper appeared in a National Rehabilitation Association monograph.||1999|
|SEDLetter/SEDL Catalog 1997||The International Association of Business Communicators honored SEDL with an Award of Merit in the advertising copywriting category in the 1997 Best of Austin awards program.||1997|