Gelzheiser and Colleagues Receive Harris Research Award

Albany, NY (May 8, 2013) - Lynn Gelzheiser and Frank Vellutino, Educational and Counseling Psychology, Donna Scanlon and Laura Hallgren-Flynn, Reading, and Florida State University colleague Christopher Schatschneider, received the 2013 Albert J. Harris Research Award from the International Reading Association (IRA) for their article, “Effects of the Interactive Strategies Approach—Extended: A Responsive and Comprehensive Intervention for Intermediate-Grade Struggling Readers”, published in The Elementary School Journal in December 2011.

The award is given for a recently published journal article or monograph that “makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of prevention or assessment of reading or learning disabilities.”  Gelzheiser and colleagues was presented with the award at the IRA’s annual convention in San Antonio, TX in April.