Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Serving Pennsylvania and Delaware
The Janet L. Hoopes Award –
The Hoopes Award was established in 2003 in memory of Dr. Janet L Hoopes, a dedicated Board member and Professor Emeritus at Bryn Mawr College. This prestigious award is presented at the Annual Fall Conference to an individual or individuals in Pennsylvania or Delaware who have made a significant contribution to the education of those with learning differences.
1993 Janet L. Hoopes, Ph.D
1994 Virginia (Ginger) L. Biasotto.
1995 Joan Frank
1996 Barbara J. Lorry, Ph.D.
1997 Thomas Atkins, Ph. D.
1998 Katherine Gordon-Clark, Ph.D
1999 Dorothy Flanagan and Sandra Howze
2000 Jean Bay M.A.
2001 Elissa L., Ed.M. and Rev. James Fisher,
2002 J. Barton Harrison
2003 Elizabeth (Lisa) P. Simon
2004 IDA National conference held in Philadelphia – No award given,
2005 Adele Gerber, Ph.D.
2006 Charna O. Axelrod, Ed.D.
2007 Sharon Tomalin, M.A.
2008 Fran James-Warkomski, Ph.D.
2009 Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
2010 Kathleen Hunt
2011 George Rowe
2012 Irene McHenry, Ph.D.
2013 Eugenie Walsh Flaherty, Ph.D.
2014 Irene Gaskins, Ph.D.
2015 Children’s Dyslexia Centers, PA locations
2016 Hollis S. Scarborough, Ph.D.
2017 Curtis Kossman
2018 Leslie A. Rescorla, Ph.D.
2019 Julia G. Sadtler