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Funded Grants and Projects

The College of Education research expenditures for FY 2016 totaled $5.6 million. These and other projects contribute to a better understanding of the processes related to promoting education leadership, teacher preparation, child outcomes and health-related behaviors.

Title of Cost Center PI/Contact Sponsor Award Amount Dates of Award
Research of Critical Areas in Early Childhood within an Urban Area Nicole Andrews United Way of Greater Houston $92,273.00 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2016
 Evaluation of United Way Bright Beginnings Program (Year 12) Nicole Andrews United Way of Greater Houston $105,000.00 7/1/2013  - 10/31/2015
Evaluation of United Way Bright Beginnings Program (Year 13) Nicole Andrews United Way of Greater Houston $108,000.00 7/1/2014  - 06/30/2016
Integrated Science, Math and Reflective Thinking (iSMART)  Jennifer Chauvot/ Jacqueline Hawkins Greater Texas Foundation $3,023,207.00 1/1/2009  -  10/15/2015
COMPASS (Convincing Outstanding Math Potential Admits to Succeed in STEM) Andrew Daire University of Central Florida $5,360.00 10/1/2014  - 09/30/2015
Project T.O.G.E.T.H.E.R.: "To Offer Great Education that Harvests Enduring Relationship" Andrew Daire University of Central Florida $123,666.00 10/1/2014  - 09/30/2015
2015-2016 Texas Mathematics and Science Partnerships Professional Development Network Wallace Dominey University of Texas at Austin $149,901.00 5/1/2015 - 07/31/2016
Science Teaching Equity Program- Grades 4 through 12 Wallace Dominey Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board $1,143,000.00 2/1/2014 - 04/30/2016
STEM Center for Teacher Professional Learning  Wallace Dominey Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board $400,000.00 2/1/2013  - 08/31/2015
Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline Jerome Freiberg Lucent Technologies $163,717.64 3/4/1999 - 08/31/2015
CMCD: AISD - Davis 9th Grade FY16 Jerome Freiberg Aldine Independent School District $86,000.00 7/1/2015 - 06/30/2016
CMCD: Aldine ISD - Rayford Intermediate FY16 Jerome Freiberg Aldine Independent School District $64,900.00 7/1/2015  - 06/30/2016
CMCD: Aldine ISD - Stovall Middle School FY16 Jerome Freiberg Aldine Independent School District $99,010.00 7/1/2015 - 06/30/2016
Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD):  An Efficacy Trial with Students in Third and Fourth Grade Urban Schools  Jerome Freiberg U.S. Department of Education $3,496,854.00 7/1/2014  - 06/30/2018
The Quest for College Readiness for All Students in Mathematics Begins With Elementary Teacher Preparation Imani Goffney Greater Texas Foundation $89,931.00 9/1/2015  - 08/31/2018
Mathematical Knowledge for Equitable Teaching: Exploring opportunities to enable Elementary pre-service teachers to develop ambitious and equitable teaching practices in both face to face and online environments project Imani Goffney/ Jennifer Chauvot National Science Foundation $449,702.00 9/1/2012 - 08/31/2016
Families4College (F4C) Jorge Gonzalez Institute of Educational Sciences $819,857.00 1/1/2015  - 06/30/2016
Words of Oral Reading and Language Development (WORLD) Jorge Gonzalez Institute of Educational Sciences $584,884.13 1/1/2015 - 06/30/2016
UH A+ Challenge Network 2.0 Jacqueline Hawkins Houston A+ Challenge (previously Annenburg Challenge) $37,000.00 5/1/2014  - 08/31/2016
UH- A+ UP Jacqueline Hawkins Houston A+ Challenge (previously Annenburg Challenge) $20,000.00 5/1/2014  - 08/31/2015
Fellowships in Educational Evaluation, Research, and Statistics (FEERS) Catherine Horn U.S. Department of Education $408,315.00 8/15/2012  - 08/15/2016
Amici and the Courts: A Case Study of the Research use Process of Intermediary Actors Catherine Horn Michigan State University $93,705.00 4/1/2014 - 06/30/2016
ENRICH Catherine Horn Harris County Department of Education $27,400.00 1/1/2014 - 09/30/2015
Early Indicators of Academic and Behavioral Difficulties among Children Born Preterm Milena Keller-Margulis Society for the Study of School Psychology $19,531.00 7/1/2013 - 12/31/2015
Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellowship Program Lyle McKinney Greater Texas Foundation $87,009.00 8/26/2013 - 05/31/2016
Stress and Drug Use Vulnerability in the African American Community Ezemenari Obasi National Institute on Drug Abuse $2,525,288.00 7/1/2013 - 12/31/2017
Vulnerability to Drug Use & HIV: Advancing Prevention for Rural African Americans Ezemenari Obasi University of Georgia $15,840.00 7/1/2014 - 06/30/2019
Taking Texas Tobacco Free 2 (TTTF2) Lorraine Reitzel University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center $45,237.00 12/1/2014 - 04/30/2018
Taking Texas Tobacco-Free: Expanding the Integral Care Campus and Community Model into a Statewide Cancer Prevention Program Lorraine Reitzel Rice University $53,687.00 12/1/2014 - 11/30/2015
Diagnostic Assessment and Services Bradley Smith DePelchin Children's Center $50,386.00 9/1/2013 - 08/31/2016
Predictors of Growth in Algebra Achievement in Adolescents Tammy Tolar National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $104,551.81 9/1/2013 - 08/31/2016
The CIRTL Network:  25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning Tammy Tolar University of Wisconsin $157,500.00 8/15/2013 - 07/31/2016
The CIRTL Network: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning Tammy Tolar University of Wisconsin / Great Lakes Foundation $43,100.00 8/1/2014 - 08/31/2015
Families CAN: Purchased Health Services Unit Shelley Townsend Texas Department of State Health Services $137,767.00 9/1/2014 - 08/31/2015
Families Based Alternatives Project Shelley Townsend EveryChild, Inc. $78,500.00 09/01/2014 - 08/31/2015