This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding teaching within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Dr. David Shriberg, faculty member in the School Psychology Program. A reflective teacher who constantly examines his own work, Dr. Shriberg is a deeply knowledgeable and demanding instructor whose students not only learn and grow -- but also thrive and flourish. Dr. Shriberg connects his research with his teaching, has a strong commitment to multiculturalism and social justice, and has achieved outstanding success in supervising and mentoring student researchers. Dr. Shriberg provides care, respect and support for his students beyond the ordinary. He embodies our educational ideals of setting high standards and expectations, of enhancing critical thinking and problem solving skills, and of adhering to the principle that knowledge must be put to the benefit of humanity.