Friday, May 17, 2013

Congratulations, Chris!

For the second time in recent memory, Chris won the Albert J. Harris Research Award!
The IRA Albert J. Harris Award is given for a recently published journal article or monograph that makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of prevention or assessment of reading or learning disabilities. 
The award comes with a medal (see photo) and a cash prize. This year's award-winning paper, with co-authors Lynn Gelzheiser, Donna Scanlon, Frank Vellutino & Laura Hallgren-Flynn: "Effects of the Interactive Strategies Approach -- Extended: A Responsive and Comprehensive Intervention for Intermediate-Grade Struggling Readers" published in The Elementary School Journal, Vol. 112, No. 2 (December 2011), pp. 280-306.

His first win was in 2006:
Patricia G. Mathes
Carolyn A. Denton
Jack M. Fletcher
Jason L. Anthony
David J. Francis
Christopher W. Schatschneider
"The Effects of Theoretically Different Instruction and Student Characteristics on the Skills of Struggling Readers" Reading Research Quarterly (vol. 40, no. 2)

Congratulations, Chris! I'm proud of you and difference you are making in the world through your work. Now we just need a trophy cabinet... :)


  1. Way to go Dr. H!!!
    Definitely well deserved.
    Thanks for your hard work.

  2. Congradulations Chris! Wahoo!! Hope he had a good celebratory beer! Miss you guys!!


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