The International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council

Standard for Preparation of Dyslexia Practitioners and Therapists

IMSLEC 2017 Innovator Awards for Excellence - Recipients

Innovator Award

2017

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Barbara McAuliffe

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Marie Dembowski

Outstanding School Administrator

Dr. Linda Freda
Tish Knowles
Laura Steinbach

Past Award Winners

2016

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Gail LaValle Walsh

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Janice Brenes

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Juancita Petro

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Janna Curry

Outstanding School Administrator

Jeffrey Sweet
Kimberly Wilson

2015

Outstanding School Administrator

James McLaughlin

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Brian Thompson

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Tina Graves
Danyle Duke

Outstanding MSLE Educator in a College or University

Judy Shapiro

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Carol Duke
Dawn Dennis
Patricia K. Sanieski
Laurie Wagner

2014

Outstanding School Administrator

Faye Brady

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Heidi Poulin

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Monica Orr
Jean Colner

Outstanding MSLE Educator in a College or University

Missy L. Schraeder

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Concha Wyatt
Patricia Bardin
Jeanine Phillips

2013

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Mary DiGenova
Cathy Luby

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Marcia Henry, Ph.D.

Outstanding School Administrator

Diane Milner

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Amy Kelton
Chris Bedenbaugh

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Dr. Denny Dowd
Helen Macik, M.Ed.

2012

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

David J. Chard, Ph.D.
Jill S. Allor, Ed.D.
Carolyn Spain

Outstanding School Administrator

Daniel F. Kelley
Ben Shifrin

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Joy Martello

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Marykate Hoffman
Christine Soltesz
Amanda Rollen

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Eric Tridas, M.D.
Lenox Reed

2011

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Daphne S. Cornett
Terri Zerfas, Ph.D.

Outstanding Administrator

Mabrey Whetstone, Ph.D.

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Elizabeth Kenny-Foggin

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Denise Gibbs, Ed.D.
Judith Birsh, Ed.D.

2010

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Richard A. Evans, Ph.D.
Timothy N. Odegard, Ph.D.

Outstanding Educator in a University

Gail Linam, Ph.D.
Mary L. Farrell, Ph.D.

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Meg Carlsen

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Lynn Ottaway
Barbara Murphy

Outstanding School Administrator

Linda Brady
Khristie Goodwin

2009

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Karen Avrit
Margaret Smith

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Kay Peterson

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Jana Jones

Outstanding School Administrator

Maria Kimmins

2008

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Arlene Sonday
Gladys Kolenovsky
David C. Winters

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Karen S. Vickery, Ed.D.

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Carole Wile

Outstanding School Administrator

Earl B. Oremus

2006

Outstanding School Administrator

Gloria Zapalac, All Saints Episcopal School, Tyler, Texas. Jaime Warren accepted the award for Ms. Zapalac.

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Dr. Curt McIntyre, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Joyce Pickering accepted the award for Ms. Kneese.

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Jean Osman, The Reading Center, Dyslexia Institute of MN, Rochester, MN.

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Linda Kneese, Shelton School, Dallas, TX.

2005

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

Frank B. Wood, Ph.D.

Outstanding School Administrator

Pete Johnson

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Georgette Dickman

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Carolyn Bentley
Libby Evans

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Louisa C. Moats, Ed.D.
Tincy Miller

2004

Outstanding Educator in a College or University

R. Malatesha Joshi, Ph.D.
Maureen K. Martin, Ph.D.

Outstanding School Administrator

Robert Giles, Ed.D.
M. Bradley Rogers, Jr.

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Melanie Royal
Mary Lou Slania

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Gayle Smith
Linda Felle

Outstanding MSLE Professional

Marilyn Mathis
Jeffrey L. Black, M.D.

2003

Outstanding Educator

Elizabeth Cantrill
Mary E. North

Outstanding School Administrator

Gordon F. Sherman
Gwen Gordon
Kathy Bryan and Ann Richardson

Outstanding MSLE Therapist

Nancy Coffman

Outstanding MSLE Teacher

Bonita G. Colony

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