Four from SECD receive Parents' Recognition Awards


Four from SECD receive Parents' Recognition Awards

09 Feb 2018    By Kelcey Buck

Four individuals from the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders were among the 228 University of Nebraska-Lincoln employees who received 2017-18 Parents’ Recognition Awards for providing support to students.

Beth Dinneen, Amber Jara, Sue Kemp and Matthew Lambert each received the honor after being nominated by at least one parent or student for making a significant difference in a student’s life. Kemp, an associate professor of practice in the special education program, received the honor for the fourth time in her career, while Dinneen, a lecturer in speech-language pathology, was honored for the second time. Jara, a doctoral student, and Lambert, an assistant professor, were both first-time honorees.

The Parents’ Recognition Awards are presented annually to provide positive feedback to faculty and staff about their work with students. The recognition ceremony, which was organized by the Office of Student Affairs and co-sponsored by the Teaching Council and the Parents Association. This is the 30th year Nebraska faculty and staff have received the awards from the Parents Association.


Special Education and Communication Disorders