Awards

SERA Bruce Thompson Outstanding Paper Award

Each year, SERA holds a contest for the SERA Bruce Thompson Outstanding Paper Award. In 2012, the SERA Board renamed the award in recognition of Bruce’s career-long service to SERA, including 13+ years of service as the SERA Executive Director. The recipient of this award is given the honor of presenting the winning paper at a special session of the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting and is also presented with a $1,000 stipend. Past recipients of this award can be seen ***here***.  Complete rules for submitting to the SERA Bruce Thompson Outstanding Paper Award competition are located on page 6 of the Call for Proposals.

SERA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

The SERA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award is awarded to the best paper presented by a graduate student member at the annual meeting. Complete rules for submitting to the SERA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award competition are located  on page 7 of the Call for Proposals.

SERA Deans’ Awards

The SERA Deans’ Awards are presented to students from universities that choose to participate. The respective Dean of the College of Education for each participating university sponsors the award.  Complete rules for submitting for the SERA Deans’ Awards competitions are located  on page 8 of the Call for Proposals.