College of Education & Human Development Professor Chara Bohan received a $141,073 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a two-week teacher institute for U.S. history teachers.
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Nicole Patton Terry, Gary Bingham and Kevin Fortner received a $400,000 grant from the Institute of Educational Sciences to expand their work assessing early education in Atlanta Public Schools.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professor Sue Kasun has been awarded a nine-month Fulbright scholarship to conduct research and teach at the State University of Hidalgo in Pachuca, Mexico.
Assistant Professor Natalie King has been named a recipient of the Educational Access Institute’s 2017 Keeper of the Caribbean Legacy Award and a 2017 recipient of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching’s (NARST) Jhumki Basu Scholar Award.
The American Society for Engineering Education has awarded Assistant Professor Sue Kasun with its William Elgin Wickenden Award, which recognizes an article published in the Journal of Engineering Education “that represents the highest standards of scholarly research in engineering education.”
Six College of Education & Human Development faculty members have received grants from the Spencer Foundation, which supports high-quality investigation of education through its research programs.
Assistant Professor Thomas Crisp has been chosen for the International Youth Library Fellowship program, which promotes research on international children’s and youth literature and illustration.
Assistant Professor Stephanie Behm Cross received a Governor’s Office of Student Achievement scaling grant to extend a teacher residency program in Atlanta Public Schools (APS).
CEHD faculty members Laura May, Nancy Schafer and Diane Truscott received a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to educate teachers to work with bilingual learners.
Assistant Professor Gholnecsar Muhammad was named the 2016 recipient of the Janet Emig Award, which recognizes researchers studying English teacher education.