Awards and Honors for Craig Ramey

  • LEAD Virginia Class of 2015
  • Invited Martin Luther King Campus-Wide Address, 2015
  • United Way of Roanoke Valley Community Impact Award, 2015
  • Fordham University Excellence in Early Childhood Award, 2013
  • Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2013
  • Scholar of the Week, Virginia Tech, 2012
  • Society for Research in Child Development Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public Policy for Children, 2007
  • Chair (elected), National Board for Education Sciences, Institute of Education Services, U.S. Department of Education (Presidential nomination, U.S. Senate confirmation), 2007-2008
  • Member, National Board for Education Sciences, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (Presidential nomination, U.S. Senate confirmation), 2006-2007
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Hall of Honor Inductee, “For leading the research effort to document the effectiveness of environmental enrichment as an early intervention to improve outcomes for children at high risk for developmental and intellectual disabilities due to socio-cultural circumstances," 2003
  • Senator Howell Heflin Award for Statesmanship in World Health and Education, 2000
  • Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction, 2000
  • Career Scientist Award, The Academy on Mental Retardation, 1999
  • Rose and Al Pastor Distinguished Lecture, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, N.Y., 1999
  • Gold Award, National Parenting Publication Award for Parenting Resources for Right From Birth: Building your Child's Foundation for Life, 1999
  • Marie Robert Fisher Distinguished Professor, University of North Texas, 1999
  • Chautauqua Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Developmental Disabilities, 1997
  • Theodore Tjossem Memorial Lecture, University of Washington, 1994
  • Administration for Children, Youth and Families Award for Contributions to Head Start Research and Evaluation, 1991