GSE honors three alumni for career achievements

Kimberly Gordon Biddle
Kimberly Gordon Biddle is one of three alumni receiving the GSE’s 2018 Alumni Excellence in Education Award. (Photo: Bruce Clarke/Sacramento State)

Three alumni of Stanford Graduate School of Education will receive its annual Alumni Excellence in Education Award for their pioneering work and leadership in the field.

The 2018 honorees are:

KIMBERLY GORDON BIDDLE, EdS ’90, PhD ’93, professor of child development at Sacramento State University.

JOYCE E. KING, ’69, PhD ’74, professor of educational policy studies at Georgia State University’s College of Education and Human Development.

BERNARDO H. NARANJO, PhD ’02, director general of Proyecto Educativo in Mexico.

“These awards celebrate the outstanding work of three alumni who are transforming education through their innovation, personal drive and exemplary leadership,” said DANIEL SCHWARTZ, the I. James Quillen Dean and Nomellini and Olivier Professor of Educational Technology. “Joyce, Kimberly and Bernardo help realize the GSE vision of preparing all learners to thrive in a dynamic future. It gives us great pride to honor them.”

Thirteen alumni have been recognized since the award’s inception in 2015. This accolade seeks to honor graduates who are elevating the promise of education at the local, national and international levels through research, teaching, writing, policymaking, entrepreneurship or leadership.

The awards will be presented at a campus reception on Oct. 26 during Reunion Homecoming Weekend.

Find out more about the award and past recipients and learn about this year’s award reception and other GSE Reunion 2018 events.

Read the full article on the Graduate School of Education website.