Academic journal article Childhood Education

Distinguished Educator Named to the ACEI Roll of Honor

Academic journal article Childhood Education

Distinguished Educator Named to the ACEI Roll of Honor

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ACEI members honored the memory of educator Maxine M. Dunfee by having her name inscribed on the ACEI Roll of Honor, and adding her name to the Book of Remembrances. Fellow colleagues from Indiana ACEI nominated Dunfee for this lasting tribute. The Roll of Honor highlights the memory and the significant accomplishments of dedicated individuals who have contributed to the betterment of children throughout their careers.

Dunfee was a member of ACEI for over 50 years. She served as the Chair of the Indiana International/Intercultural Committee and was a member of the Indiana ACEI Executive Board. She participated in numerous Annual Conferences and presentations, sharing her expertise in teaching, planning, and implementing global education, and preparing materials to promote peace education.

Dunfee's career spanned a lifetime of teaching, from her early years as a schoolteacher in rural Iowa to her position with Indiana State University's School of Education. Dunfee completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa, and received her master's degree from Indiana State University. She joined the faculty of Indiana State University, Bloomington, where she became a full professor in 1962. She retired in 1984 as Professor Emeritus.

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Throughout the years, Dunfee received prestigious awards in recognition of her teaching service. Indiana University presented her with its highest honor, the Frederic Bachman Lieber Distinguished Teaching Award. …

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