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Professor named emerging leader in field

Mandy Stewart, assistant professor of bilingual and English as a Second Language education at Texas Woman’s University, is one of 26 educators in the United States selected as a member of Phi Delta Kappa International’s 2013-14 Class of Emerging Leaders.

PDK International is a professional association for educators, and the Emerging Leader program recognizes educators who make invaluable commitments to the field of education.

Stewart received the 2013 PDK Outstanding Dissertation Award for her research on adolescent English learners. She recently received university and external grants to continue her research at North Texas high schools.

PDK International represents nearly 30,000 professionals in K-12 education across the country.

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