Grants

Below is a list of the grants I have written or on which I have been the principal investigator or co-principal investigator. I am always looking for more grants to work on...so if you need a hand, contact me.

Competitive Grants Pending

Principal Investigator PENDING (2013-2014)
University of Kentucky / Seward Inc. Lexington, KY
Shortlisted on Guyana Improving Teacher Education Project (GITEP) for the Consultancy for Intensive Coaching of Teacher Educators at CPCE and UG School of Education and Humanities on Improving the Teaching of Mathematics. $236,165.

Principal Investigator PENDING (2013-2014)
University of Kentucky / Seward Inc. Lexington, KY
Shortlisted on Guyana Improving Teacher Education Project (GITEP) for the Consultancy for Intensive Coaching of Teacher Educators at CPCE and UG School of Education and Humanities on Improving the Teaching of Reading and Writing in early Grades and Reading for Understanding and Critical Thinking. $307,611.

Competitive Grants Received

University of Kentucky (March 2011) . Presentation to European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction.
Amount: $1,500 
Role: Presenter with Ellen Usher 

University of Kentucky (March 2011). Keynote presentation to Rethinking Education in the Knowledge Society in Ascona, Switzerland.
Amount: $1,500
Role: Presenter with Ellen Usher 

University of Kentucky (September 2010- August 2012). University of Kentucky College of Education Push to the Top: Developing a Cross-Institutional Online Graduate Certificate, Masters Program, and Doctoral Program in School Technology Leadership.
Amount: $215,000
Role: Co-Principal Investigator with Justin Bathon

University of North Carolina Wilmington (October 2009-May 2010). Presenting, presiding, and peer collaborations in Turkey.
Amount: $1,500
Role: Principal Investigator

University of North Carolina Wilmington (October 2008-April 2009). Developing an
international practicum for masters and licensure add-on students
Amount: $1,000
Role: Principal Investigator

Institute of Educational Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (May 2008-November 2008).  Building model eliciting activities (MEAs) in the middle grades: Supporting teachers and enhancing student learning through technology. Grant # ED-08-PO-0643 to Seward Incorporated. Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase I.
Amount: $100,000
Role: Principal Investigator with Tamara Moore

University of Minnesota (March 2008-June 2008). Analysis of environmental safety and occupational health and safety training at the University of Minnesota . Grant to Seward Incorporated.
Amount: $31,500
Role: Co-Principal Investigator with Greg Sales

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (July 2007-July 2009). The first 4000 words. Grant #ED-07-CO-0043 to Seward Incorporated.
Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase I and Phase II (Fast Track)
Amount: $850,000.
Role: Project Manager

World Health Organization (November 2007-December 2007). Pacific open learning health net . Grant to Seward Incorporated.
Amount: $24,000
Role: Principal Investigator

External Grants Received

Freedom House (2011-2013)
Lead consultant on a contract to serve as evaluation advisors on a USAID grant, Suport for Human Rights project. With Dr. John Nash, we worked closely with various local NGOs to build research capacity.
Amount: $7,200 

Technology Leadership Professional Development (June 1, 2011) 
Hosted day-long workshop through with administrators at Danville Independent Schools around school technology leadership.
Amount: $1,000 

Technology Leadership Professional Development (February 7, 2011)
Hosted day-long workshop through the Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative to 27+ principals, information officers, dean of students, instructional supervisors, curriculum directors, media specialists, and superintendents on the topic of school technology leadership.
Amount: $3,000

Grants Applied for but Not Received

United States Department of Education
2012-2015

Serve as subcontract to Syntiro on Creating Opportunities for National Networking of Educators Collaborating with Technology for the Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Programs. 
Role: Investigator
Amount: $2,582,076

Carter Woodford Academy
2011 - 2016
Serve on a team of evaluators on a $3 million U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grant submitted by the titled The Carter Woodford Academy. 
Role: Investigator 
Amount: $300,000

Green River Regional Evaluation Cooperative
2012 - 2016
Serve on a team of evaluators on a $3 million U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grant submitted by the Green River Regional Evaluation Cooperative (GRREC). The goals of the project are: 1) support principals and assistant principals to increase their effectiveness; 2) through improved leadership, increase student achievement
Role: Investigator 
Amount: $463,000

Jessamine County Schools
2011 - 2012
Investigator on Kentucky Department of Education's Enhancing Education through Technologygrant submitted by Jessamine County Schools in Kentucky. The goals of the JessTechU project are: 1) to improve student achievement through the use of technology; 2) assist every child to become technologically literate by the end of the 8th grade; and 3) encourage the effective integration of technology in teaching and learning.
Role: Investigator 
Amount: $157,730 

Insitute of Educational Sciences. (July 2011-June 2014). Building Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) and Simulations in First Year Algebra: Supporting Teachers and Enhancing Student Learning through Technology.
Amount: $1,499,877 
Role: Principal Investigator

National Science Foundation. (July 2011-June 2014).  Developing Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) and Simulations in  the Middle Grades to Support Problem Solving Skills.
Amount: $1,349,941 
Role: Principal Investigator in Collaboration with  Tamara Moore  (University of Minnesota) and  Greg Sales
(Seward Incorporated)

Felix Martin Foundation and Muhlenberg County Schools (February 2011). Evaluation of Muhlenberg County Schools' 1-1 iPod Touch Impementation.
Applied on behald of the Univerity of Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab.
Amount: $14,950
Role: Co-Evaluator with Drs. Ellen Usher , Justin Bathon , and Xin Ma

University of North Carolina Wilmington (January 2010).  Building Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) and Simulations in the Middle Grades: Supporting Teachers and Enhancing Student Learning through Technology.
Amount: $1,496,152.64
Role: Principal Investigator

University of North Carolina Wilmington (January 2010). Measuring Intercultural Competence at UNCW: Training on the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) in Portland, Oregon.
Amount: $2,688
Role: Principal Investigator

University of North Carolina Wilmington (October 2009). Intercultural Exchange: Bringing British Educators to UNCW and Southeastern North Carolina
Amount: $1,500
Role: Principal Investigator

Institute of Educational Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (January 2009).  SimMath: Building Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) in the Middle Grades. Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase II.
Amount: $750,000
Role: Co-Principal Investigator with Tamara Moore

Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (February 2008). Teaching reading comprehension strategies:  Expanding the Digging Reading program to third and fifth grades . Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase I and Phase II (Fast Track)
Amount: $750,00
Role: Project Manager