Dr. Tiffany Wright ‘02M, assistant professor of educational foundations, has been named an Emerging Leader of 2012-2013 by Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International, one of the largest education associations in the world with thousands of members dedicated to improving the field.
Wright was selected among 21 educators around the world for their visionary leadership, professional achievements and commitment to the field of education. Those nominated for the Emerging Leader award must be members of PDK and under the age of 40 at the time of nomination.
This class of Emerging Leaders will be honored in November at an event in Washington, D.C., and will also have the opportunity to be published by PDK International. “I am very excited to participate in the opportunities that come with the award, especially the upcoming conference and the opportunity to write for ‘The Kappan,’” shared Wright.
Wright, an alumna of Millersville University, has been a member of PDK International First Capital Pennsylvania Chapter since 2010, while still a principal at York County School of Technology and an adjunct professor at Millersville. “I am thrilled to have an opportunity to be affiliated with Millersville as my place of employment and professional growth with something that feels prestigious and honorable,” said Wright, who also received PDK’s Outstanding Dissertation Award in 2010.
Wright is a member of the American Educational Researchers’ Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association of Secondary School Principals and Association of Pennsylvania State Colleges and University Facilities.
She received her bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from Gettysburg College, her master’s degree in education leadership for teaching and learning at Millersville University and her Ph.D. in teacher development and leadership from Johns Hopkins University.
For more information about Emerging Leader awards, visit the PDK International website.