Alumni Mara Johnson (M.A.T. ’16) and Jeffrey Stephens (B.S.E. ’16) were two of 41 teachers who received a 2016 Georgia Power New Teacher Assistance Grant.
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.
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.
Associate Professor Ann Cale Kruger received a three-year, $970,704 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how the human brain has evolved to support technological learning.
Thanks to a recent Teacher Quality Grant, Clinical Associate Professor Pier Junor Clarke is providing professional development and support for local high school mathematics teachers.
After-School All-Stars Atlanta has received an Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation grant to support after-school and summer programs aimed at increasing young girls’ aerobic fitness levels.
Four doctoral students have been selected to receive College of Education & Human Development Doctoral Dissertation Awards.
Assistant Professor Brett Wong is working on a four-year, $308,000 American Heart Association grant to study a new treatment for peripheral artery disease.
Pam Willingham will speak to College of Education and Human Development faculty, students and staff March 23 as part of Professional Development Wednesdays.
Associate Professor Iman Chahine has been awarded two 3-year grants from the National Research Foundation in South Africa to study curriculum development and indigenous knowledge.