David Houchins and Kris Varjas
Project Leaders in Exceptionalities Alternative and Delinquency-Related Environments through Research and Scholarship
U.S. Department of Education
Project Leaders prepares full-time doctoral students to study and improve academic and mental health services for students with mild disabilities in alternative schools and the professionals who serve them.
Best Practices Training Initiative
Georgia’s Bright from the Start program
Best Practices designs and delivers training modules for assistant teachers across Georgia.
Babies Can’t Wait program
Project SCEIs is a collaborative effort of Georgia’s colleges and universities dedicated to the training needs and professional development of Georgia’s early intervention personnel.
The College of Education & Human Development has been awarded federal and state dollars to support current research, training and service learning projects. This funding spans the college’s six departments and five centers, and has an impact on the work our students, faculty and staff are accomplishing in the metro-Atlanta area and beyond. *Federal and state grant funding fiscal year 2012.
Amy Seely Flint, Mona Matthews and Peggy Albers
Georgia State University
Project Partnerships Achieve Literacy (PAL) South Africa
Grand Challenge for Development grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, World Vision and the Australian Agency for International Development
Project PAL South Africa is an international project that includes literacy researchers, teacher educators and classroom teachers from different countries sharing research-based practices for literacy development and technology use in diverse classrooms.
Three College of Education & Human Development faculty members are working to offer on-site training and mentorship to support students in the college’s Urban Accelerated Certification and Master’s Program and other teachers in their first years of their careers, thanks to a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.