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Active Grants

This list, organized by funding source, provides a snapshot of active research funding to College of Education faculty members during the most recent academic year. Some figures represent projected multi-year amounts.

*No longer at Michigan State University.

American Psychological Association

Scaling up utility-value interventions
$6,000
2015-2016

Arizona State University

University Innovation Alliance Predictive Analytics and Advising Interventions
$284,062
Kristen Renn
2015-2018

Association of American Universities

Gates Foundation, Bill & Melinda
Bridging Theory to Practice: Well-Being and Purpose among Spartan Success Scholars
$10,000
Kristen Renn
2015-2017

Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy

Azerbaijan Educational Leadership Initiative: A Collaborative Institutional Partnership between ADA University/Azerbaijan and the College of Education/MSU
$2,454,253
Susan Printy, Barbara Markle, BetsAnn Smith, Matthew Wawrzynski, Daniel W Schultz
2015-2020

BrainScope Company, Inc.

Objective Brain Function Assessment of mTBI from Initial Injury to Rehabilitation and Treatment Optimization in Collegiate Athletes
$137,129
Tracey Covassin, Matthew Pontifex
2016-2016

Broad Foundation

U.S. Department of Defense
THE BROAD PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
$6,000,000
Sonya Gunnings-Moton, Carole Ames
2003-2017

Canisius College

Efficacy of a Comprehensive School-Based Intervention for Children with HFASDs
$82,362
2014-2015

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

U.S. Department of Education
Comprehensive System for Rapid District Intervention for Flint Community Schools
$2,075,000
Barbara Markle, Daniel W Schultz
2015-2016

College of the Holy Cross

MEASURING SCHOOL QUALITY BEYOND TEST SCORES
$17,440
Rebecca Jacobsen
2015-2017

Cornell University

Spencer Foundation
Does Attending an Elite University Help Low Socio-Economic Status Students?
$142,418
Scott A. Imberman
2015-2017

Detroit Board of Education

William T. Grant Foundation
SIG External Service Provider to Detroit Public Schools
$729,000
Barbara Markle
2015-2015

Michigan Department of Education
SIG External Service Provider to Detroit Public Schools - Osborn Evergreen Academy
$0
Barbara Markle
2016-2017

General Electric Foundation

Michigan Department of Education
Common Core Implementation Research Center
$1,000,000
William Schmidt
2012-2017

George Lucas Educational Foundation

Multiple Literacies in Project Based Learning
$4,999,645
Joseph Krajcik, Barbara Schneider
2015-2019

Georgia State University

MAAPS: Monitoring Advising Analytics to Promote Student Success
$752,891
Kristen Renn
2015-2019

Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District

U.S. Department of Education
Continuation and Implementation of MI Excel Content Coaching Training Program (Coaching 101) Project
$750,000
Barbara Markle, Daniel W Schultz
2015-2016

Michigan Department of Education
African American Young Men of Promise Initiative College Support Program
$192,500
Barbara Schneider
2015-2016

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

ARTICULATION AND ASSESSMENT OF SCIENTIFIC-STYLE CRITICAL THINKING
$700,605
Alicia Alonzo
2015-2017

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association

The Impact of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy on Clinical measures of Functional Performance
$1,500
2016-2017

Henry H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation

Launching, Accelerating, and Multiplying STEM Students for Michigan: MSU STEM Success Program
$2,500,000
Kristen Renn
2014-2017

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

LEVERS: Leveraging Engagement and Vision to Encourage Retention in STEM
$1,500,000
Joseph Krajcik
2014-2019

Joe D. Pentecost Foundation

A Prospective Examination of Neurocognitive Function, Balance, and Symptom Reporting in Youth and High School Athletes with Sport-Related Concussion
$44,000
Tracey Covassin
2015-2016

Leona M & Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust

Supporting Teachers' Implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics: The Navigator
$750,000
William Schmidt
2015-2016

Michigan Department of Education

Northern Michigan Historical Inquiry Project
$200,000
Anne-Lise Halvorsen, Randi Stanulis
2015-2016

U.S. Department of Education
Evaluation of Project AWARE Michigan
$138,373
John Carlson
2014-2015

Evaluation of Project AWARE Michigan
$614,296
John Carlson
2015-2016

Amendment: Northern Michigan Historical Inquiry Project
$21,810
Anne-Lise Halvorsen
2016-2016

Michigan Department of Human Services

U.S. Department of Education
Wraparound Evaluation Project 2015-2016
$184,742
John Carlson
2015-2016

Michigan Rehabilitation Services Program Evaluation
$347,513
Michael Leahy
2015-2016

Level of Functioning Project 2015-2016
$44,886
John Carlson
2015-2016

DHS Incentive Payment (DHIP) Project 2015-2016
$30,126
John Carlson
2015-2016

Children's Trauma Initiative Evaluation Project 2015-2016
$60,364
John Carlson
2015-2016

University Autism Spectrum Disorder Project
$400,000
Joshua Plavnick, Marisa Fisher
2015-2016

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

DHS/DTMB E-Learn System
$163,869
Rhonda Egidio
2016-2017

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cyber Partners: Harnessing Group Dynamics to Boost Motivation for More Efficient Exercise
$1,131,323
Deborah Feltz, Frank Lawrence, James Pivarnik
2013-2016

National Institutes of Health

A New Genomic Framework for Schools and Communities
$755,474
Joseph Krajcik
2014-2017

National Science Foundation

CAREER: Redesigning a Learning Progression to Build Upon Students' Intuitive Ideas about Motion and Support Teachers' Formative Assessment Practices
$654,773
Alicia Alonzo
2013-2018

CAREER: Reciprocal Noticing: Latino/a Students and Teachers Constructing Common Resources in Mathematics
$503,334
Higinio Dominguez
2013-2018

Collaborative Research: Designing Assessments in Physical Science for the Next Generation Science Standards
$757,335
Joseph Krajcik
2013-2017

Collaborative Research: Expanding a National Network for Automated Analysis of Constructed Response Assessments to Reveal Student Thinking in STEM
$1,923,005
Melanie Cooper
2013-2018

MSU SETS-UP: Supporting Early-Career Teachers of Science through Urban Partnerships
$2,790,717
Gail Richmond
2013-2019

(M-DISC) Mathematics Discourse in Secondary Classrooms: A Case-Based Professional Development Curriculum
$2,194,326
Beth Herbel-Eisenmann
2009-2017

Access, Agency, and Allies in Mathematical Systems (A3IMS)
$2,560,950
Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, Higinio Dominguez
2014-2018

How Novice Elementary Teachers' Social Networks Affect Ambitious Math Instruction in the Current Evaluation Climate
$1,600,014
Kenneth Frank, Kristen Bieda
2014-2017

Collaborative Research: Supporting Secondary Students in Building External Models
$918,359
Joseph Krajcik
2014-2018

Exploring Potential Learning Trajectories for the Energy Concept in Middle School
$1,499,825
Joseph Krajcik
2014-2018

Sustaining Responsive and Rigorous Teaching Based on Carbon TIME
$6,968,640
Charles Anderson, Kenneth Frank
2014-2019

CS 10K: Leading the Way to CS10K: Assessing a Just-in-Time Professional Development Approach to Teacher Knowledge Growth in Computer Science
$1,025,712
2014-2017

PIRE: Crafting Optimal Learning in Science Environments
$3,602,431
Barbara Schneider, Joseph Krajcik
2015-2020

Tools for Teaching and Learning Engineering Practices: Pathways Towards Productive Identity Work in Engineering
$1,307,460
Angela Calabrese Barton
2015-2019

Collaborative Research: Organic Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything (OCLUE)
$202,057
Melanie Cooper
2015-2017

Supplement - How Novice Elementary Teachers' Social Networks Affect Ambitious Math Instruction in the Current Evaluation Climate
$24,778
Kenneth Frank, Kristen Bieda
2014-2017

Collaborative Research: Research Initiation: Facilitating Design Thinking through Cases
$101,102
2015-2017

CS 10K: Leading the Way to CS10K: Assessing a Just-in-Time Professional Development Approach for Teacher Knowledge Growth in Computer Science
$15,989
2015-2016

IPA Agreement for Ann Austin
$276,194
Ann Austin
2016-2017

National Wrestling Coaches Association

National Scholastic Coaches Leadership Academy Program Development, Staff Training and Evaluation
$125,000
Dan Gould,
2016-2016

New York University

Cradle to Careers: A Youth Co-Researcher Study in Battle Creek, MI
$50,000
2016-2016

Northern Illinois University

Kellogg Foundation
The STEM Interest and Engagement Project (STEM-IE), Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings – Advancing Informal STEM Learning
$144,607
2015-2017

Organization for Autism Research

National Science Foundation
REGULATION OF EMOTIONAL LABILITY IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER THROUGH CAREGIVER SUPPORTS: THE RELACS INTERVENTION
$29,827
Kristin Rispoli
2016-2016

Purdue University

AGEP
$109,818
2014-2017

Spencer Foundation

National Science Foundation
Understanding High School Students’ Use of Evidence in Deliberating about Public Policy Issues: An Empirical Study
$50,000
Margaret Crocco, Avner Segall, Anne-Lise Halvorsen, Rebecca Jacobsen
2015-2016

Understanding Chinese Undergraduate Success in a Large U.S. Public University
$50,000
Kristen Renn
2016-2016

Secondary RtI in Math
$49,628
2016-2017

Advancing Methods to Examine the Role of Social Identities in Organizing Mathematics Classroom Learning Opportunities
$49,987
Niral Shah
2016-2017

Developing Michigan Education Data Center
$50,000
Robert Floden
2016-2017

State of Michigan

Michigan Rehabilitation Services Program Evaluation
$1,349,175
Michael Leahy
2013-2016

The Nature Conservancy

SCI Packard-Info Diffusion
$16,000
Kenneth Frank
2015-2016

U.S. Agency for International Development

Global Center for Food Systems Innovation
$24,919,790
John Dirkx
2012-2017

U.S. Department of Education

SPATIAL ABILITY AS A MALLEABLE FACTOR FOR MATH LEARNING
$1,532,477
Kelly Mix
2012-2017

Michigan State University Masters of Arts Rehabilitation Counseling Program
$997,754
2014-2019

The Development and Validation of the Inventory of Phonological Awareness using Alternative Responses (IPAAR): An Assessment of Phonological Awareness Appropriate for Children with Speech Production Difficulties
$1,598,920
Gary Troia
2015-2016

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Teaching Science Outdoors: A parthway to enhancing K-5 teacher and student environmental education
$91,000
Renee Bayer
2015-2017

U.S. Tennis Association

Barriers, Opportunities, and Best Practices in Implementing 10- and-Under Tennis in America: Expert Coaches’ Views
$11,000
Dan Gould, Larry Lauer
2013-2017

USTA Mentoring Project
$89,303
Dan Gould
2015-2016

University of Birmingham

University of Chicago

NRMN - Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Network (NRMN-CAN)
$60,541
2015-2016

University of Illinois

National Institutes of Health
Designing Next Generation Assessments to Support the Teaching and Learning of Life Science
$528,081
Joseph Krajcik
2015-2017

University of London

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Phase II of the Jacobs Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
$43,056
Barbara Schneider
2015-2016

University of Maryland College Park

Jacobs Foundation
Nurturing the seeds of computational and scientific thinking in elementary school
$206,187
2016-2018

University of Southern California

National Science Foundation
Bargaining for the Future: The Impact of State and Local Policy Reforms on Teachers’ Unions, Teacher Labor Markets and Student Achievement
$300,000
2015-2017

Smith Richardson Foundation
Bargaining for the Future: The Impact of State and Local Policy Reforms on Teachers’ Unions, Teacher Labor Markets and Student Achievement
$242,525
2015-2016

University of Virginia

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation
The Development of Ambitious Instruction in Elementary Mathematics and English Language Arts
$344,653
Corey Drake, Spyros Konstantopoulos
2015-2016

Spencer Foundation
The Development of Ambitious Instruction in Elementary Mathematics
$107,382
Corey Drake, Spyros Konstantopoulos
2015-2018

University of Washington

National Science Foundation
Center on Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery Practices
$494,690
Michael Leahy
2011-2016

University of Wisconsin Stout

U.S. Department of Education
Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center-Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (VRTAC-PEQA)
$75,000
Michael Leahy,
2015-2016

University of Wisconsin-Madison

U.S. Department of Education
The CIRTL Network: 25 Research Universities Preparing a National Faculty to Advance STEM Undergraduate Learning
$449,999
Marilyn Amey, James Fairweather
2013-2017

National Science Foundation
Measuring Complex STEM Thinking using Epistemic Network Analysis
$128,638
Kenneth Frank
2012-2017

William T. Grant Foundation

National Science Foundation
How Beginning Elementary Teachers' Social Networks Affect Ambitious Math Instruction in the Current Evaluation Climate
$599,996
Kenneth Frank, Kristen Bieda
2014-2017

The Makerspace Movement: Sites of Possibilities for Equitable Opportunities to Engage STEM among Underrepresented Youth
$199,512
Angela Calabrese Barton
2016-2017

Officers Research Grant Supplement: Amici and the Courts: A Case Study of the Research Use Process of Intermediary Actors
$24,760
2016-2017

Wipro Ltd

The Wipro Urban STEM Fellowship Program at Michigan State University
$2,800,667
Sonya Gunnings-Moton, Punya Mishra
2013-2017

*No longer at Michigan State University.
**Total university award amount.
***Full award to Michigan State University is $35,000,000.