LAWRENCE — Kathleen Lane, associate professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, has been selected to receive the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award, granted by the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD).
This award honors outstanding leadership in the field of behavioral disorders and significant contributions and effect on the field. Contributions in the area's research; leadership in state, regional or national organizations; leadership in teacher education or practitioner preparation; and state and national policy development and implementation are substantial and recognized by the recipient's peers. Outstanding Leadership Award recipients will be recognized during the annual CCBD membership meeting session April 9 in San Diego.
“I really appreciate the opportunity to work as a faculty member at the University of Kansas,” Lane said. “I am truly thankful for the many wonderful colleagues, district partners and students I have learned from over my career.”
The Department of Special Education is housed in the School of Education, a nationally ranked school preparing educators and health/sport/exercise professionals as leaders.