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College of Education


Fiscal Year 2014

Key to Department Abbreviations:

AT: Athletic Training Program
CDRC: Child Development Research Center
COE: College of Education
EDLP: Department of Educational Leadership and Policies
EDST: Department of Educational Studies
ITE: Department of Instruction and Teacher Education
OPE: Office of Program Evaluation
PE: Department of Physical Education
SCEPC: South Carolina Educational Policy Center
SCSIC: South Carolina School Improvement Council


Faculty Co-Planner Project Name Sponsor Department(s) Funding Keywords
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Baker,  Hannah   ITE Writing Improvement Network, 2013-2014 SC General Assembly $182,761.00  
Barber,  Cassie   SCSIC South Carolina Education Policy Fellows Program 2013-14 SC Education Policy Fellows Program Board/SCDE $5,000.00  
Barber,  Cassie   SCSIC SC School Improvement Council, 2013-2014 SC General Assembly $127,303.00  
Baum,  Angela   ITE Improve the Quality of Child Care for South Carolina Families 2014-15 SC Department of Social Services/HHS $184,298.00  
Bell,  Bethany   EDST Food Access in the United States: A Data-Driven Approach for Classifying the Food Environment COE Grant Program A $5,000.00  
Bloom,  Jennifer   EDLP GA: Chelsea Rhodes, Robert Cordell, Miranda Abu-Farha, Caroline Carter Columbia College $48,800.00  
Brown,  William Leigh D'Amico EDST, OPE Paraprofessionals Preservice Improvement Grant US Department of Education (USDE) $139,931.00  
Carlson,  Ryan   EDST Assessing Relationship Violence Across A Continuum: A Scale Development Project SC Research Foundation $14,994.00  
Christle,  Christine Mitch Yell, Ed Dickey EDST, ITE USC Special Education Program Improvement Project (USC SEPIP) US Department of Education (USDE) $189,273.00  
Cook,  Daniella   ITE EDCS 722: Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the Curriculum USC Office of the Provost $3,746.00  
Cook,  Daniella Brittany Dawson ITE, English The Diversity Dialogue: Black Educators on Diversity and Student Achievement in South Carolina Urban-Rural High Schools  SC Research Foundation $2,500.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE Subaward: Winthrop Initiative for STEM Educators (WISE) Winthrop University/NSF $13,478.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE Here Comes Kindergarten Gonzales Gardens Evaluation Richland County Public Library/Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) $16,000.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE Here Comes Kindergarten Expansion: Literacy 2030 Richland County Public Library/Central Carolina Community Foundation $5,000.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE RCPL Literacy 2030 Richland County Public Library/Central Carolina Community Foundation $15,000.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE Proposal for External Evaluation Services on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools PK-8 Transition Project Year 3 The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education $46,000.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   OPE Quality Counts Evaluation Mary Black Foundation, Inc. $57,200.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh Tammiee Dickenson OPE, OPE SCDE Rubric Evaluation for the Educator Evaluation Process SC Department of Education $154,750.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   OPE Evaluation of SC Gateways: From Cradle to Career SC Department of Education/USDE $130,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   OPE Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead Richland School District Two/US Dept of Education $55,447.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   OPE Evaluation of Lexington-Richland School District 5's Project ACCESS Lexington-Richland School District 5/US Department of Education $52,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   OPE Training and Special Events to Improve the Quality of Child Care for South Carolina Families 2013-14 SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS $54,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   OPE Common Assignment Project with the Center for Assessment The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, Inc. $33,400.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee Ashlee Lewis OPE, OPE Standards-Based Arts Assessment in South Carolina: Music and Visual Arts Assessments for Distinguished Arts Programs (2014) SC Department of Education $87,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee Ashlee Lewis OPE, OPE Marion County School District Arts Assessment Program Marion County School District/SC Department of Education $5,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee Ashlee Lewis OPE, OPE STEP, Science Teaching Enhancement Project 2013-14 SC Department of Education/USDE $21,600.00  
DiStefano,  Christine   EDST GA: Yin Burgess Richland School District Two $21,200.00  
DiStefano,  Christine   EDST SPARC: Jin Liu: Investigating Cut Scores to Assist Young Children At-Risk for Behavioral and Emotional Problems SC Research Foundation $4,853.00  
Drasgow,  Erik   EDST Provision of Contract Courses for BACB Examination Qualification Requirements SC Department of Disabilities & Special Needs (SCDDSN) $12,599.00  
Evans,  Kathy   EDST Career Development: EDCE 707 USC Office of the Provost $7,832.00  
Hodges,  Tommy   ITE Developmental Learning Progressions as a Model for Response to Intervention in Elementary Mathematics COE Grant Program B $6,092.00  
Hudgins,  James   EDLP 2013-14 SC Technical College Leadership Academy SC State Board of Technical and Comprehensive Education $10,000.00  
Irvin,  Matt Kate Niehaus EDST, EDST Academic Self-Concept of Children in Rural Elementary Schools COE Grant Program A $4,999.00  
Johnson,  Robert Tammiee Dickenson, Diane Monrad EDST, OPE, SCEPC Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead Richland School District Two/US Dept of Education $49,115.00  
Knopf,  Herman   CDRC Management & Administration of the Child Care Resource and Referral Network 2013-2014 SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS $1,361,471.00  
Knopf,  Herman   CDRC Building a Statewide System for Inclusion 2013-14 SC Department of Social Services/HHS $521,910.00  
Knopf,  Herman   CDRC Greenville Health System Help Me Grow Evaluation Greenville Health System/Hollingsworth Funds, Inc. $49,998.00  
Knopf,  Herman   CDRC Needs Assessment: A Precursor to Conducting Preschool RtI Programs COE Grant Program B $11,000.00  
Marshall,  Kathleen   EDST Project CREATE 2013-14 SC Department of Education/USDE $131,421.00  
Marshall,  Kathleen   EDST SC Gateways: From Cradle to Career 2014 SC Department of Education/USDE $65,000.00  
Marshall,  Kathleen   EDST Project CREATE MAT Program 2013-14 SC Department of Education/USDE $23,315.00  
Mensch,  James   PEAT Datalys Center FOA Youth Football Safety Study Year 2 2013 Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc. $34,100.00  
Monrad,  Diane   SCEPC South Carolina Educational Policy Center, 2013-2014 SC General Assembly $75,000.00  
Monrad,  Diane   SCEPC Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead Richland School District Two/US Dept of Education $55,438.00  
Monrad,  Diane Robert Johnson SCEPC, EDST Evaluation of Richland School District Two's International Baccalaureate Continuum Richland School District Two/USDE $160,000.00  
Monrad,  Diane Robert Johnson, Tammiee Dickenson SCEPC, EDST, OPE Evaluation of Lexington-Richland School District 5's Project ACCESS Lexington-Richland School District 5/US Department of Education $173,000.00  
Monsma,  Eva   PEAT Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education/Measurement and Research in Physical Education: PEDU 545 and 710 USC Office of the Provost $7,980.00  
Monsma,  Eva   PEAT The In/Falliability of Movement Imagery Questionaires: Differentiating Imagery Ability with FMRI Data COE Grant Program A $4,807.00  
Mulvey,  Kelly Lynn   EDST What Counts? Examining the Relation between Children's Equitable Distribution of Resources and their Mathematical Knowledge SC Research Foundation $9,854.00  
Mulvey,  Kelly Lynn   EDST What Counts? Examining the Relation between Children's Equitable Distribution of Resources and their Mathematical Knowledge COE Grant Program A $4,986.00  
Platt,  Spencer   EDLP Multi-Site Doctoral Students of Color Project COE Grant Program A $4,986.00  
Plotner,  Tony   EDST Project UNITE: Unifying South Carolina PSE Programs and SC Vocational Rehabilitation to Enhance Employment Outcomes and Systems of Support College Transition Connection, Inc. $20,000.00  
Plotner,  Tony Erik Drasgow,Kathleen Marshall EDST, EDST, EDST Project POSTS: Preparation of Secondary Transition Specialists US Department of Education (USDE) $248,047.00  
Powers-Costello,  Beth Morgan McCaskill, Doyle Stevick ITE, Business, EDLP Adolescent Intentions, Obstacles, and Supports for Secondary School Completion in Italy and the United States: A Comparative Study of Two Cases SC Research Foundation $2,000.00  
Schnake,  Kerrie   CDRC South Carolina Program for Infant/Toddler Care - Infant-Toddler Specialist Network (2013-14) SC Department of Social Services(DSS)/HHS $883,358.00  
Schnake,  Kerrie   CDRC Training and Special Events to Improve the Quality of Child Care for South Carolina Families 2013-14 SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS $347,364.00  
Spence,  Lucy   ITE 2014-16 NWP SEED Teacher Leadership Development Grant - Santee Wateree Writing Project National Writing Project/USDE $10,000.00  
Stodden,  David   PEAT University of South Carolina Subaward: Impact of Video Games on Underserved Childrens Health Texas Tech University/NIH $55,750.00  
Stodden,  David Sarah Eades PEAT, PEAT Examining Change in Health-Related Fitness in Children with High and Low Motor Competence SC Research Foundation $2,500.00  
Stodden,  David   PEAT Association between Functional Movement Proficiency, Health‐Related Fitness and Injury Incidence in Youth Athletes COE Grant Program A $4,873.00  
Stodden,  David   PEAT Developing Sustainable Healthy Behaviors COE Grant Program B $7,854.00  
Styslinger,  Mary   ITE Middle and High School Internship Seminar: EDSE 584 USC Office of the Provost $7,733.00  
Styslinger,  Mary   ITE 2014-16 NWP SEED Teacher Leadership Development Grant-Midlands Writing Project National Writing Project/USDE $10,000.00  
Styslinger,  Mary   ITE The “Hidden Literacies” of Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome COE Grant Program A $960.00  
Thompson,  Stephen   ITE Congaree National Park Curriculum Development Project Congree National Park/NPS/DOI $2,500.00  
Thompson,  Stephen Berten Ely ITE, Biology STEP, Science Teaching Enhancement Project 2013-14 SC Department of Education/USDE $193,994.00  
Thompson,  Stephen Bridget Miller ITE, ITE Killian Elementary School Professional Development Project Richland School District Two/USDE $20,537.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Craig Pfiefer and Ashley Claprood Newberry County School District $40,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Kayla Price Lee County School District $23,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Steele, Lopez, Hirschorn, Sabo, Lazar, Meyer, de Weber, Naumann, Black, Anderson, Medina, Dayton, Lichtenwalner, Szwanki, Gage, Kingsly Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, LLC $279,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Curtis Kopotic Heathwood Hall Episcopal School $19,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Megan Plumb Columbia College $20,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Rebecca Younger, Joelle Gage and Corey Lopez Swansea High School $21,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT GA: Bryant Parnell Fairfield County School District $20,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   PEAT Eating Attitudes, behaviors, dietary habits, and mental health status that support long-term healthy weight and performance in Basic Training Soldiers COE Grant Program B $12,000.00  
Virtue,  David   ITE OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors $155,451.00  
Virtue,  David   ITE U.S. - Norway Teacher Exchange: 2014 Southern Heritage Study Tour Jessheim Videregaende Skole/US Department of State $37,800.00  
Watson,  Lemuel   COE College of Education Center for Educational Partnerships SC General Assembly $100,000.00  
Watson,  Lemuel   COE OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors $138,328.00  
Watson,  Lemuel   COE Teacher Incentive Fund 4 SC Department of Education/USDE $2,100.00  
Wolfe,  Katie   EDST Evaluating a Comprehensive Language Curriculum for Young Children with Autism USC Office of the Provost $19,692.00  
Wolfe,  Katie   EDST Refining and Evaluating Computer-Based Instruction on Visual Analysis COE Grant Program A $4,999.00  
Yeargin,  Susan John Dickinson PEAT, PEAT Datalys Center Graduate Student Research Grant Program: John Dickinson Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc. $923.00  
Yell,  Mitch Ryan Carlson, Christine Christle EDST, EDST, EDST Promoting Engaged Parents in Special Education (Project PEPSE) SC Research Foundation (ASPIRE II) $99,983.00  
Young,  Phillip   EDLP OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors $56,228.00