02/06/2012 11:48 AM
BATON ROUGE – LSU College of Education Associate Professor R. Kenton Denny has been
named the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children’s Higher Education Professional
of the Year.
The Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children, or LACEC, is an affiliate of the national
Council for Exceptional Children and supports their efforts in advancing the education of children with exceptional
learning needs. In order to provide this support, LACEC focuses on providing outstanding
professional development at a reasonable cost, mini-grants for teachers to conduct
student-based projects, scholarships for college students, and opportunities for parents,
educational professionals and related service providers to learn about issues in special
Denny is the Judith Walker Gibbs Professor of Education and Associate Professor of
Special Education Programs in the LSU College of Education. Denny’s work involves
working with students with severely challenging behavior and the teachers and schools
that serve them. He serves on numerous state level advisory committees and manages
multiple grants designed to support school-based services to students with disabilities
and their families.
Denny was recognized at the LACEC Awards Ceremony at the Louisiana Super Conference at the Cajundome Conference Center on Monday, Jan. 30.
For more information on the LACEC, please visit: www.lacec.org.
For more information on the LSU College of Education, visit www.lsu.edu/coe.
Posted on Monday, February 6, 2012