GSE faculty research

In fiscal year 2010-11, GSE faculty submitted 20 proposals for external funding. This is slightly fewer than last year; however, the size of the proposals submitted, both in scope of work proposed, potential impact on the school and the community, and the actual dollar amounts are much larger. This is because GSE faculty are venturing into more competitive fields; they are competing with larger research universities for NSF, NIH, and IES funding. Of those submitted this year, 6 proposals were funded: (three of which were submitted in fiscal year 2009-10). These will bring in $2,840,851 over the next four years. In June and July, GSE faculty submitted eight new proposals, an unprecedented number totaling $9,836,525.

Awards funded in fiscal year 2010–2011

Hanoch Livneh and Tina Anctil—Counseling
The Rehabilitation Counseling Education Program (RCEP)
U.S. Department of Education

Cornel Pewewardy and Micki Caskey—CLAS and Curriculum and Instruction
American Indian Urban Teaching Program (AIUTP)
U.S. Department of Education

Will Parnell and Ellie Justice—Helen Gordon
Oregon Department of Education
Child Care Access Means Parents In Schools (CCAMPIS)

Charles Smith—CEED
Oregon Department of Health
African American Community “Switchboard” project

Linda Jessell—Center for Student Success
Vancouver ESD/USDE contract
Teaching American History

Linda Jessell and Pat Burk—Center for Student Success
Cradle to Career P-20 Initiatives
United Way of the Columbia Willamette

PSU Internal Awards for Research for 2010-2011 (awards ranging from $5,000 to $15,000)

Christine Chaille and Wendi Laurence Curriculum and Instruction
Research Stimulus Grant
To develop NSF proposal “Inciting K-3 Science”

Ann Fullerton—GSE Director of Research (with Alma Trinidad and Heidi Herinckx of SSW)
PSU Cradle to Career Award
Youth Voices for Academic Success

Susan Lenski—Curriculum and Instruction (with Portland and Vancouver Schools, Mt Hood Community College, and other community partners)
PSU Cradle to Career Award
Transition to College: How AVID Can Help Freshman Succeed

Susan Lenski— Curriculum and Instruction
Faculty Enhancement Grant
The Impact of Teacher Education Programs on the Instructional Practices of New Teachers

Sheldon Loman—Special Education
Faculty Enhancement Grant
The School-centered Resource Planning Model: Integrating Initiatives, Disciplines and Practices

GSE faculty as partners

Heather Burns—Education Leadership and Policy (as a partner in a proposal submitted by Ellen Skinner of the Psychology Department)
Cradle to Career Grant
Garden-based Science Education in Middle School: Learning Gardens

Beth Green and Leslie Munson—Special Education and School of Social Work
Cradle to Career Grant
The Children’s Institute Early Learning Demonstration Project

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