Doctoral Graduate's Paper Wins NERA Award

David Alba, a graduate of last year’s doctoral program in education, has won the 2011 Lorne H. Woollatt Distinguished Paper Award.

David presented his paper, “Perceptions of Crisis Preparedness among Rhode Island Public School Administrators and First Responders,” at the 2011 annual meeting of the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA).

The award, named for the distinguished New York State educator and active member of NERA, is presented annually in recognition of the paper deemed exemplary by the award committee. 

David is automatically accepted for presentation at the 2012 American Educational Research Association (AERA) meeting this spring in Vancouver, as part of the session sponsored by the AERA/SIG: State and Regional Educational Research Associations (SRERA).