Raible receives Multicultural Educator of the Year Award

John Raible (left) receives the G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator of the Year Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education, Nov. 4, 2017, in Salt Lake City.

Raible receives Multicultural Educator of the Year Award

06 Nov 2017    

John Raible, professor of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, was presented with the G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator Award, Nov. 4, 2017, by the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). Raible received the honor at the 27th Annual International NAME Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

To be considered for the award, educators must show the following evidence in their teaching:

  • Long term, scholarly commitment to teaching from a multicultural perspective
  • Multiple facets of diversity (e.g., race, ethnicity, social class, gender, language, sexual orientation, exceptionality, belief systems) addressed in the recipient’s work
  • Exemplifies multicultural ideals and practices (e.g., teaching excellence, service in the community, participation in local, regional, or national organizations)
  • Blends theory and practice in a manner that develops awareness, acceptance, and affirmation of diversity

"I am deeply humbled to be included in a list of distinguished scholar-activists whose work I admire so much," said Raible.


College of Education and Human Sciences
Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education