University of Georgia’s College of Education Names Two Women to Endowed Chairs

The College of Education at the University of Georgia has announced the appointment of two women to endowed chairs.

alvermann_donnaDonna E. Alvermann, a distinguished research professor of language and literacy education, was named the Omer Clyde and Elizabeth Parr Aderhold Professor in Education. Dr. Alvermann has been a full professor at the university since 1990. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Professsor Alvermann earned a master of library and information science degree and a doctorate in reading and language arts education from Syracuse University.

SpanglerDeniseDenise A. Spangler, professor and chair of the department of mathematics and science education, was appointed the Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education. Dr Spangler has been on the university’s faculty since 1995 and has served as a full professor since 2006. She currently is the principal investigator of a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation designed to increase the number of high quality mathematics and science teachers in high-needs school districts. Dr. Spangler holds a doctorate from the University of Georgia.

Omer Clyde Aderhold was president of the University of Georgia and his daughter Elizabeth (Bebe) was a member of the university’s faculty.

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