Alumnus Garruto Receives Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award

Posted on 11/3/2011 5:00:21 PM

IUP alumnus Dr. John Garruto received the Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year award during the Fall 2011 semester.

Dr. Garruto’s dissertation, “Curriculum Based Measurement and Cognitive Assessment Predictions on Reading Outcomes: A Meta Analysis,” was recognized by the WMF as an outstanding dissertation that helps bridge the theory-to-practice gap in cognitive assessment.

The Woodcock-Muñoz Foundation is a private, nonprofit foundation that supports the advancement of modern cognitive assessment. The foundation is engaged in efforts to support professional preparation programs, related educational and research projects, and research regarding the abilities of individuals with diagnoses.

We are proud to recognize Dr. Garruto’s accomplishment, and we wish him the best!

Department of Educational and School Psychology