University of Pittsburgh School of Education
 

Instruction and Learning - Grants

2017-2018 NWP CRWP-SEED Professional Development in a High Need High School

Dates: 3/1/2017 - 5/31/2019
Funding Amount: $21,148
Funder: National Writing Project
Principal Investigator: Laura J. Roop

2018-2019 NWP/National Park Service Program Grant

Dates: 4/1/2018 - 3/31/2019
Funding Amount: $3,818
Funder: National Writing Project
Principal Investigator: Laura J. Roop

Apprenticeship in Special Education Intervention Research and Leadership (ASPIRE)

The program, Apprenticeship in Special Education Instruction, Research and Leadership (ASPIRE), is designed to prepare a cadre of five doctoral candidates to assume faculty positions in the field of education researchers, trainers of future special education teachers, and leaders in the field.
Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $6,749
Funder: U.S. Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Douglas Kostewicz

Certifying Orientation and Mobility/Behavior Specialists (COMBS)

Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $268,499
Funder: Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Tessa McCarthy

Critical Civic Education: A Tool to Promote Marginalized Youth Critical Consciousness

Dates: 5/1/2018 - 4/30/2019
Funding Amount: $15,338
Funder: North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: Beth L. Sondel

Development of Human Language Technologies to Improve Disciplinary Writing and Learning through Self-Regulated Revising

Dates: 8/1/2018 - 7/31/2019
Funding Amount: $87,038
Funder: National Science Foundation
Subproject PI: Amanda Godley

Fluency Work

Dates: 7/15/2018 - 6/30/2019
Funding Amount: $25,000
Funder: Carnegie Mellon University
Principal Investigator: Laura J. Roop

Pennsylvania Alternative System of Assessment - Reading , Math, and Science

Dates: 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
Funding Amount: $4,145,360
Funder: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Principal Investigator: Debra Moore

Promoting Disciplinary Literacy and Learning through Multisource Text Inquires: An Instructional Study of Middle School Learners

Dates: 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
Funding Amount: $13,865
Funder: The Spencer Foundation
Principal Investigator: Emily Rainey

Promoting Disciplinary Literacy and Learning through Multisource Text Inquires: An Instructional Study of Middle School Learners

Dates: 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
Funding Amount: $13,865
Funder: The Spencer Foundation
Principal Investigator: Emily Rainey

Restructuring and Improving Special Education (RISE)

The program, Restructuring and Improving Special Education (RISE), is designed to revise and redesign our current special education program to produce dually certified, master's level teachers in both special education and a content area with a secondary focus. This program will expand the current Special Education PreK-8 program offered at the University of Pittsburgh. Upon program completion, RISE graduates will meet teaching competencies promoting effective practices for improved achievement of adolescents with high-incidence disabilities.
Dates: 10/1/2017 - 9/30/2018
Funding Amount: $110,725
Funder: U.S. Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Sheila Conway

The LEND Center at the University of Pittsburgh

Dates: 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
Funding Amount: $13,005
Funder: Health Resource Services
Principal Investigator: Rachel E. Robertson

Urban Special Education Scholars (USES)

Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $204,000
Funder: Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Douglas Kostewicz

Urban Special Education Scholars (USES)

Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
Funding Amount: $52,945
Funder: Department of Education
Principal Investigator: Douglas Kostewicz