LAWRENCE — David P. Lindeman, senior scientist and director of the University of Kansas Life Span Institute at Parsons, was honored with the Kansas Division of Early Childhood Award of Excellence on Feb. 28.
This award honors an individual who has made significant and sustained contributions to early childhood intervention.
As director or co-director of more than 40 federal and state grants, Lindeman developed early childhood model demonstration programs, national outreach training programs and training programs for early intervention and preschool programs.
Lindeman currently directs 11 training and service projects including the Kansas Inservice Training System, a project providing training and technical assistance for early childhood programs across the state.
The KDEC is the state subdivision of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DEC is an international professional organization designed for professionals and families associated with infants and young children with special needs.