Alberta J. (Bert) Ellett, an associate professor in the School of Social Work, will receive the 2010 Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award from the Council on Social Work Education at the group’s annual program meeting Oct. 14 in Portland, Ore.
Ellett, a nationally respected expert in the field of child welfare, was selected for her significant contributions to social work education over the past 10 years. The award is given annually to one recipient who demonstrates excellence in research and scholarship, pedagogy and curriculum development, and organizational leadership.
CSWE is the sole national accrediting agency for social work education in North America.