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The Research Committee shall seek to determine problems which merit intensive study and make recommendations of such projects to the Board of Directors; shall be responsible for offering leadership and stimulation of research activities in cooperation with other committees of the Association; and shall be responsible for the dissemination of research findings in cooperation with other committees and with the approval of the Board of Directors.

Pat Bricker Memorial Research Award 

Pat Bricker was a WSRA member and a teacher in Marinette, Wisconsin from 1961 – 1980; she is honored by the annual WSRA Pat Bricker Memorial Research Award. Pat had a keen interest in classroom-based research and conducted her own inquiries, before action research was common. The WSRA Executive Committee created the Memorial Award to honor her memory.  

Pat Bricker Memorial Research guidelines

Application for the Pat Bricker Memorial Research Award 

Please submit the Pat Bricker application to the Research Committee.  Please email your questions and the application to [email protected].

Here is a mock proposal to read as a model for your own.  We look forward to seeing your action research!