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CMU faculty member April Burke receives national awards for teaching and research.

Burke receives national honors

English Language and Literature faculty member recognized for teaching and research

Contact: Ari Harris

​April Burke, English Language and Literature faculty member, has been recognized for excellence in teaching and research.

Burke was named the 2018 Grammar Teacher of the Year by the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar, an assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English. She was recognized at the organization’s annual conference held in New Jersey in July.

Additionally, Burke received the 2018 Distinguished Paper award from the Hawaii Educational Research Association and the Consortium of State and Regional Educational Research Associations for her essay “Revealing the Variation in Performance of Hawaii’s Asian Pacific Islander Subgroups on the English Language Arts Smarter Balanced Assessment: Implications for Policy and Practice.”

She and co-authors Hugh Dunn and Malkeet Singh were honored at the American Education Research Association Annual meeting in New York City in April.

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