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College of Education


Fiscal Year 2015

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   Writing Improvement Network, 2014-2015 SC General Assembly ITE $182,761.00  
Baum,  Angela   Creating Healthy Environments at Child Care Centers in Florence County SC Dept of Health and Environmental Control/CDC ITE $25,000.00  
Baum,  Angela   Improve the Quality of Child Care for South Carolina Families 2015-16 SC Department of Social Services(DSS)/HHS ITE $192,438.00  
Baum,  Angela   Supporting Coaching Teachers as Teacher Educators: Developing Meaningful Professional Development Experiences and Supportive Practices COE Grant Program A ITE $2,506.00  
Bloom,  Jennifer   GA: Chelsea Day Newberry College EDLP $13,000.00  
Bloom,  Jennifer   GA: Adam Helgeson, Molly Peirano, and Caroline Wallace Columbia College EDLP $38,000.00  
Bloom,  Jennifer   GA: Payton Paradiso Newberry College EDLP $13,000.00  
Boutte,  Gloria   EDTE 776: Education African American Students USC Office of the Provost ITE $7,359.00  
Brown,  Kara   Sites of Possibility: Language Revitalization at the Pre-primary Level in Estonia (Provost Humanities) USC Office of the Provost EDST $10,580.00  
Brown,  William   SC Education Oversight Committee CDEP Evaluation SC Education Oversight Committee EDST $99,446.00  
Buchheister,  Kelly   AI2M: Analyzing Interpretations in Mathematics COE Grant Program B ITE $11,952.00  
Buchheister,  Kelly   PLUMB: Pinpointing Language that Underlies Mathematical Building COE Grant Program A ITE $4,998.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   Developing Master Teachers through the South Carolina Science and Mathematics Teacher Leaders (SC-SMTL) program National Science Foundation (NSF) OPE $258,251.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   Learning Bridge Evaluation Plan Richland County Public Library/United Way of the Midlands OPE $34,180.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   KIPS Evaluation Project St. Lawrence Place/United Way of the Midlands OPE $7,265.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   SC Education Oversight Committee CDEP Evaluation SC Education Oversight Committee OPE $40,285.00  
D'Amico,  Leigh   South Carolina State Library 2030 Literacy Evaluation Project South Carolina State Library OPE $50,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   Evaluation of Lexington-Richland School District 5's Project ACCESS Lexington-Richland School District 5/USDE OPE $56,160.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   Evaluation of SC Gateways: From Cradle to Career SC Department of Education/USDE OPE $130,000.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   Charleston Promise Neighborhood Evaluation Charleston Promise Neighborhood OPE $13,200.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   Evaluation of the Carolina Consortium for Enterprise Learning Project Richland School District Two/USDE OPE $97,531.00  
Dickenson,  Tammiee   Improve the Quality of Child Care for South Carolina Families 2015-16 SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS OPE $54,000.00  
DiStefano,  Christine   GA: Yin Burgess Richland School District Two EDST $5,000.00  
DiStefano,  Christine   GA: Lauren McGuire Richland County School District One EDST $9,000.00  
DiStefano,  Christine   Why Teachers should Nip It in the Bud: The Importance of Early Intervention Magellan - Katherine Barrack EDST $2,932.00  
Drasgow,  Erik   OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors EDST $14,025.00  
Drasgow,  Erik Katie Wolfe Provision of Contract Courses for BACB Examination Qualification Requirements SC Department of Disabilities & Special Needs EDST, EDST $67,917.00  
Grant,  Michael   Disseminating mMIND’s Findings: Impacts of Teacher Professional Development with Interdisciplinary STEM, Inquiry & Technology Integration COE Grant Program A EDST $3,660.00  
Hudson,  Tom   SC School Improvement Council, 2014-15 SC General Assembly SIC $127,303.00  
Hudson,  Tom   South Carolina Education Policy Fellows Program 2014-15 SC Education Policy Fellows Program Board/SCDE SIC $5,000.00  
Irvin,  Matt   EDPY 707: Growth and Development: Adolescence USC Office of the Provost EDST $8,000.00  
Irvin,  Matt   Developing Master Teacher Fellows in High Need Rural Schools COE Grant Program B EDST $11,999.00  
Johnson,  Robert Tammiee Dickenson, Diane Monrad Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead (Year 2) Richland School District Two/USDE EDST, OPE, SCEPC $49,115.00  
Knopf,  Herman   Management & Administration of the Child Care Resource and Referral Network 2014-2015 SC Department of Social Services (DSS)/HHS CDRC $1,444,628.00  
Knopf,  Herman Heather Googe Building a Statewide System for Inclusion 2014-15 SC Department of Social Services(DSS)/HHS CDRC $519,006.00  
Lewis,  Ashlee   STEP: Science Teaching Enhancement Project 2014-15 SC Department of Education/USDE ITE $20,520.00  
Lewis,  Ashlee   Standards-Based Arts Assessment in South Carolina: Music and Visual Arts Assessments for Distinguished Arts Programs (2015) SC Department of Education ITE $87,000.00  
Lewis,  Ashlee   Common Assignment Project with the Center for Assessment The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, Inc. (NCIEA) ITE $60,000.00  
Lewis,  Ashlee Tammiee Dickenson Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead (Year 2) Richland School District Two/USDE OPE, OPE $55,447.00  
Limberg,  Dodie   STEM Career Development of Middle School Students: A School Counseling Intervention COE Grant Program B EDST $11,879.00  
Lotter,  Christine G. Nathan Carnes Life Science Connections SC Commission on Higher Education/USDE ITE, ITE $123,099.00  
Marshall,  Kathleen   Project CREATE 2014-15 SC Department of Education/USDE EDST $115,248.00  
Mensch,  James   Datalys Center FOA Youth Football Safety Study Year 3 2014 Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc. PE $58,390.00  
Monrad,  Diane   SC Educational Policy Center, 2014-2015 SC General Assembly SCEPC $75,000.00  
Monrad,  Diane   Evaluation of Richland School District Two's Magnet Project: Full STEAM Ahead (Year 2) Richland School District Two/USDE SCEPC $55,438.00  
Monrad,  Diane Tammiee Dickenson,Robert Johnson Evaluation of Lexington-Richland School District 5's Project ACCESS Lexington-Richland School District 5/USDE SCEPC, OPE, SCEPC $168,840.00  
Mulvey,  Kelly Lynn Ryan Carlson, Matthew Irvin Judgements and Reasoning About Bullying of Youth with Disabilities: The Role of Peer and Family Contexts USC Office of the Provost EDST, EDST, EDST $20,000.00  
Mulvey,  Kelly Lynn Bridget Miller Magellan-Gibson-Gruehn-Pink Blocks and Blue Tiles: Testing the Impact of Gendered STEM Toys on Science Inquiry Processes in Young Children SC Research Foundation EDST, ITE $5,000.00  
Mulvey,  Kelly Lynn Kate Niehaus Challenging Exclusion: An Experimental Assessment of Children's Resistance to Social Exclusion Based on Language USC Office of the Vice President for Research (ASPIRE I) EDST, EDST $14,999.00  
Niehaus,  Kate   School Connectedness and Academic Achievement as Functions of Individual- and School-Level Poverty COE Grant Program A EDST $4,558.00  
Ohrt,  Jonathan   Well-Being Predictors of College Adjustment and Academic Performance: Moderating Role of Generational Status and Implications for Counselors COE Grant Program A EDST $5,000.00  
Ohrt,  Jonathan   School Mental Health Response and Resilience during the 2015 South Carolina Flood USC Office of the Provost/Flood Response EDST $19,836.00  
Schnake,  Kerrie   SC Program for Infant/Toddler Care Professional Development Network Extension SC Department of Social Services(DSS)/HHS CDRC $138,158.00  
Shah,  Payal   Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination Program (JusTRAC) INLEC/U.S. Department of State EDST $18,900.00  
Spence,  Lucy   2014-15 SEED Professional Development in a High-Need School National Writing Project Corporation/USDE ITE $20,000.00  
Spence,  Lucy   Comparison of Japanese Everyday Texts and Elementary Writing Curriculum COE Grant Program A ITE $4,800.00  
Stephens,  Diane   Effective Professional Development COE Grant Program A ITE $5,000.00  
Stodden,  David   SPARC" Danielle Nesbitt: Examining Supine-to-Stand as a Measure of Functional Capacity and Health Across the Lifespan SC Research Foundation CDRC $4,999.00  
Thompson,  Stephen   STEP: Science Teaching Enhancement Project 2014-15 SC Department of Education/USDE ITE $195,545.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Kristine Whittington Hammond School PE $20,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Randal Steele Morris Fairfield County School District PE $20,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Rebecca Dayton and Casey Niemela Calhoun County High School PE $21,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Joseph Meyer Swansea High School PE $21,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Nicole Barton Heathwood Hall Episcopal School PE $19,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Lindsay Ferland and Ben Myers Newberry County School District PE $42,000.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Marguerite Gilchrist Claflin University PE $21,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   GA: Alex Medina, Kelsey Stranc, Dan Sabo, Megan Plumb, Lindsay Schultz, Heriberto Zamora, Miranda Jensen, Jeremy Eith, Kami Rodger, Erik Bonn, Nicole Ramos, Adam Quigley, Chelsea Nugent, Kayla Souve, Alicia Scott, Emily Sterling, Erin Cahoun, and Jared Williams Drayer Physical Therapy Institute, LLC PE $327,500.00  
Torres-McGehee,  Toni   Examination of Energy Balance, Dietary Habits, Physical Activity and Mental Health Status among Athletic Trainers USC Office of the Provost PE $5,000.00  
Virtue,  David   OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors ITE $188,700.00  
Watson,  Lemuel   College of Education Center for Educational Partnerships 2014-15 SC General Assembly COE $100,000.00  
Watson,  Lemuel Baron Holmes SC Middle Grades Initiative, 2014-2015 SC General Assembly COE $75,000.00  
Watson,  Lemuel   OEO: Contract Courses Revenue Various Sponsors COE $32,670.00  
Williams,  Toni   2015 Girls Go for IT Summer Camp National Center for Women and IT ITE $1,079.00  
Yeargin,  Susan James Mensch Datalys Center Lacrosse Study Tracking Injuries and Concussions in Kids (LAX-STICK) Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention, Inc. PE, PE $30,000.00  
Yow,  Jan Ed Dickey,Berten Ely,Matthew Irvin,Christine Lotter Developing Master Teachers through the South Carolina Science and Mathematics Teacher Leaders (SC-SMTL) program National Science Foundation (NSF) ITE, EDST, Biological Sciences $2,732,048.00