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The Year 1985


Dale Scannell - 1991 Terrapin Yearbook/University Libraries
Dale Scannell


> Dale Scannell becomes Dean of the College.

> Trudy Hamby, Human Development, develops the highly-successful Project MIND (Model for Integrated Neuronal Development) for inner-city children in Baltimore.

> The Cluster Concept, developed by Industrial and Technological Occupations faculty member Donald Maley to teach vocational skills to high school students, is chosen by Taiwan's Central Ministry of Education as the country's national plan.

> CERD (Center for Educational Research and Development) manages a Computer Learning Institute in 1985-86 to aid faculty in the use of computer technology in various educational projects and studies.

> Robert Berdahl and Frank Schmidtlein, Education, Planning, and Administration, establish the National Center for Post-Secondary Governance and Finance with funding from the U.S. Office of Education.

> The Counseling and Personnel Services department's revised doctoral program in School Psychology is accredited.

> The Counseling and Personnel Services department offers a new master's specialization in Correctional Counseling, in conjunction with the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

> The Office of Laboratory Experiences initiates a highly-successful master's in certification program providing field experiences in the teacher education centers.

> The Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth hosts the 1985 world competition of Olympics of the Mind.

> The Department of Special Education creates the Administrators' Roundtable, a one-year program geared towards training elementary, middle, and secondary school administrators in special education.

> Linda Gambrell, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, receives the College Reading Association's Service Award.

> Lee Knefelkamp, Counseling and Personnel Services, is one of six educators nationwide to receive a "faculty salute" from the American Association for Higher Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


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