Awards & Recognition
Appointment by Colorado Lt. Governor, Joseph Garcia, to the Colorado Farm to School Task Force, Colorado University Representative. 2011 – present.
SPARC Grant, Letras y Arte research with Lyndsey Newlin. 2007-2008.
Service Award, Bridger Program, Northwest Denver, Colorado. Winter and Spring, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.
Mary McKinney Ware Dissertation Award, University of Denver; Phi Delta Kappa Dissertation of the Year Award, 1997.
Ph.D. Fellowship, Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Denver, 1992-1997.
Outstanding Service Award, The Children’s Center, Denver, Colorado, 1994.
Graduate Fellowship, Teaching and Research Assistant, Stanford University, 1986-1988.
Center of Excellence in English Language Arts Award from the National Council of Teachers of English, The Integrated Curriculum, Eagle Valley School District, Eagle, Colorado, 1985 and 1986