Storey presented with Outstanding Community Service Award
2018 Outstanding Community Service Award
Liz Storey, M.Ed.
Assistant Professor in Teaching and Learning, joined GVSU in 1987
University Awards for Excellence
During the 1999-2000 academic year, President Arend D. Lubbers authorized an annual Outstanding Community Service Award. The Outstanding Community Service Award recognizes Storey’s community service and leadership in her fields of Teacher Education and Literacy.
Storey is recognized for the service she provides to the Grand Valley State University and Kent County communities. Storey created and serves as a co-chair for the Celebrate Literacy Conference at Grand Valley, and actively works with the Michigan Literacy Project to support literacy in P-12 classrooms. She served as a committee member on the Grandville Avenue Neighborhood Library Service Project for six years. She planned the governor's signing of the March is Reading Month proclamation in 2000, 2001, and 2002, and she coordinated the Michigan Legislative Book Distribution for Reading Aloud to Children. Storey has spoken at the Community Literacy Summit and has served as a board member for the Sleeping Bear Press Literacy Foundation of Michigan. Throughout the current academic year, Storey presents at many conferences, teacher councils, local ISDs, district in-services, and at the Big Bye technology sessions. Her commitment to integrating education with a sense of community has had an inspiring effect on everyone around her.