MSU’s Gadke receives national Trainers of School Psychologists Presidential Appreciation Award

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Professor Dan Gadke holding the national Presidential Appreciation Award from the Trainers of School Psychologists
Daniel Gadke (Submitted photo)

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Professor Daniel Gadke, head of Mississippi State’s Department of Counseling, Higher Education Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations, is the recipient of the national Presidential Appreciation Award from the Trainers of School Psychologists.

Daniel Newman, president of TSP, surprised Gadke with the award during the organization’s 50th annual conference in New Orleans as an expression of appreciation for his “outstanding leadership, tireless dedication and exceptional service to the field.”

TSP fosters the professional development of school psychology trainers and faculty around the world. Gadke has served on the executive board for more than six years and as treasurer for the last four years, leading the organization to greater fiscal management and planning for the future.

“I am immensely proud of Dr. Daniel Gadke for receiving the prestigious Presidential Appreciation Award from the Trainers of School Psychologists,” said Teresa Jayroe, dean of MSU’s College of Education. “This award is a testament to his exceptional leadership, dedication and service to the field of school psychology. I look forward to his continued success in shaping the future of school psychology.”

Gadke also serves as associate dean of research for the College of Education and co-director of the university’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and a doctoral degree in school psychology from Illinois State University. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Kennedy Krieger Institute in its Department of Behavioral Psychology.

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