Super User Joseph C. Beckham Nominations Joseph C. Beckham Nominations Dissertation of the Year Awarded at the ELA Annual Conference New deadline: July 1, 2021 Criteria To be considered, the dissertation must focus on education law and: • Have a theoretical base. • Be conceptually clear and address an important problem or hypothesis. • Contain a comprehensive and relevant review of applicable literature. • Demonstrate a methodologically sound approach present a cogent analysis of data show significant results and discussion. • Be written in a scholarly style with appropriate documentation. ELA uses a blind-review process with multiple readers to evaluate the dissertations. The chair or a member of the student’s dissertation committee, as a member of ELA, should submit a letter of nomination that includes an endorsement attesting to the nominee’s eligibility and specifying the meritorious nature of the dissertation. Self-nominations will not be accepted. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH THE ADDRESS LINE(S) OF THIS FORM, SIMPLY DUPLICATE THE INFORMATION FROM THE FIRST LINE TO THE SECOND LINE OF THE STREET ADDRESS. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.