Richardson recognized by education group

Contact: Rene AbadiMichael D. Richardsone
Date: October 3, 2012

      HAMMOND – Michael D. Richardson, professor and head of the Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, was recognized by the Southern Regional Council on Educational Administration for service to the organization.

     Richardson was presented with the Jack Greer Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's recent conference held in New Orleans for his long time contributions to SRCEA, including serving as a former president and conference program director. Greer was a professor at Georgia State University and one of the early founders of the organization.

     A specialist in educational management, principalship and organizational theory, Richardson holds a doctorate in education from the University of Tennessee. His research interests include the role of education in society, education in Louisiana, and the changing roles of school administrators.

     The SRCEA is an academic organization representing 14 states with a goal of fostering professional growth and establishing collaborative efforts in the fields of educational administration and leadership. Membership includes university faculty, school principals, superintendents and doctoral students in educational administration.

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