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Julie A. Luft named Outstanding Mentor of the Year

Julie Luft

Julie A. Luft, the Athletic Association Professor of Mathematics and Science Education in the College of Education, was named the 2012 Outstanding Mentor of the Year by the Association for Science Teacher Education.

The award is one of three science education career awards presented by the international organization of educators. It honors ASTE members who support and encourage pre- and in-service science teachers as well as new science teacher educators entering the profession.

Luft will receive the award at the 2013 ASTE international conference awards and business luncheon in Charleston, S.C., this month.