Faculty in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development have attracted external funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Texas Instruments Foundation, Collins Foundation, and other sponsors for innovative research and training projects that will have a real-world impact on education locally and nationally.
|Two grants of $1.5 million each to Dr. William Pulte for training support for teachers seeking certification in bilingual education.|
|A NAE Spencer Fellowship award to Dr. Paige Ware to examine an international online multimedia literacy exchange between adolescent English language learners.|
|A grant from OELA to Dr. Hector Rivera to address needs of at-risk newcomer adolescents with limited English proficiency.|
|A grant from OELA to Dr. Paige Ware to create a professional development model for training teachers to improve the quality of education for students with limited English proficiency.|
|A grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to Dr. Kathy Hargrove to address science education and research in secondary schools.|