Ronnie Glassman was presented her award by members of the NANFED Board of Directors Pictured from left to right: Angela Savage, Michele Sienkiewicz, Ronnie Glassman, Theresia Johnson-Ratliff, Julie Kates, Froylana Heredia-Miller, and Kimberly Gibson

Dr. Ronnie Glassman was honored with the Dean Schneck Memorial Award for Distinction in Social Work Field Education at NANFED’s annual reception at the 2019 CSWE APM in Denver. At the presentation of the award, Dr. Glassman was acknowledged as, “one of the early leaders of field education as we know it today; an advocate, organizer, and role model for hundreds of field directors over her long career.”

Dr.  Glassman has been the Director of Field Instruction at Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work for the past 27 years. As the Field Director, Dr. Glassman inspired students and field instructors  through her passion for field education and program development. 

Throughout her career,  Dr. Glassman has been a national leader in field education; she is the co-founder of the North American Network of Field Education and Directors (NANFED), and played a key role in the Council on Social Work Education’s 2008 designation of field education as the signature pedagogy for the profession. Congratulations to Dr. Ronnie Glassman!