College of Education & Human Development faculty receive grant funding throughout the year to conduct groundbreaking research that contributes to the field of education. Highlighted are some of their most recent projects.
Three faculty received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration to prepare rehabilitation counselors to work with people with mental illness.
Stephen Truscott’s MINRS project will prepare school psychologists to work with children with special needs who require concentrated effort and additional supports to succeed.
Caitlin McMunn Dooley’s $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant will help her develop a curriculum for integrating computer science into urban elementary school classrooms.
The College of Education & Human Development’s nationally-funded CREST-Ed program is designed to increase the number of teachers committed to high-need schools in urban and rural settings.