Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award                                                    May 2017
Graduate School
University of Maryland, College Park

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award                                                        May 2017
College of Education
University of Maryland, College Park

30 Under 30 Rising Literacy Leaders List                                         September 2015
International Literacy Association (ILA)

Teacher Education Student of the Year                                                 2005 & 2007
Johnson University Teacher Education Program


Urban Teachers DC Interview Days
January 2018
December 2017

Reviewer for National Council of Teachers of English Assembly Research (NCTEAR) Annual Conference Proposals, 2017

Reviewer for LiteracyJournal, 2017-2018

Pages & Chapters Board of Directors, 2015-2017

Graduate Student Association (GSA) Member, 2014-2017

Graduate Student Department Representative, 2014-2015


International Literacy Association (ILA), 2012-present

Literacy Research Association (LRA), 2014-present

American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2015-present

National Council of Teachers of English Assembly of Research (NCTEAR), 2017-present

Young Education Professionals – DC, 2017-present