WLU Lifetime Membership Award Recipients

2017 Kathryn Mitchell Pierce, Saint Louis University, MO
2016 Debra Goodman, Hofstra University, Hempsted
2015 Don Holdaway, author
2014 Richard Meyer, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2013 Kathryn Whitmore, University of Louisville, KY
2012 Prisca Martens, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
2011 Lorraine Wilson, Melbourne, Australia
2010 Carol Gilles, University of Missouri, Columbia
2009 Amy Seely Flint, Georgia State University, Atlanta
2008 David Schultz, Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, NY
2007 Paul Crowley, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
2006 Bess Altwerger, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
2005 none
2004 Maryann Manning, University of Alabama, Birmingham
2003 none
2002 Brian Cambourne, University of Wollongong, Australia
2001 Carole Edelsky, University of Arizona, Tempe
2000 Jerome C. Harste, Indiana University, Bloomington
1998 Ralph Peterson, author
1997 Priscilla Lynch
1996 Orin Cochrane, East St. Paul, MB, Canada
1995 Award presented to the Founding Mothers of Whole Language:

  • Ethel Buchanon, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • Carolyn Burke, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Yetta Goodman, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Rudine Sims-Bishop, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Dorothy Menosky, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Norma Mickelson
  • Margaret Stevenson, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Dorothy Watson, University of Missouri, Columbia

1994 Ethel Buchanan, Winnepeg, MB, Canada
1993 Yetta Goodman, University of Arizona, Tucson; Bill Martin, Jr.; Dorothy Watson, University of Missouri, Columbia
1992 Kenneth Goodman, University of Arizona, Tucson