Recent Doctoral Graduate Receives ALER Dissertation Award for 2019

Dr. Elaine Vallie, a recent graduate of the curriculum and instruction program at A&M-Commerce, received the Dissertation Award for 2019 from the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. Vallie’s dissertation is titled “Middle School Librarians’ Perceptions and Promotion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Books.” Vallie will receive the award at the November ALER award luncheon in Corpus Christi.