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Funded Research Awards

The college has had significant funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, the Kansas Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The college includes several centers and partnerships that provide niche services, professional development, and research for university, state, regional and national educational efforts.

Fiscal Year 2019 Awards – College of Education

DepartmentAwards ReceivedTotal Amount
Curriculum and Instruction8$849,953
Dean of Education18$2,928,434
Educational Leadership1$80,000

Curriculum and Instruction Awards

  • Alberto, Jamie, and McCornack, Brian P., (Entomology), Kansas Corn Commission, $1,887. "Crops, Insects, and Agroecosystems – A New Course Offering for Elementary Education Majors at Kansas State University."
  • Clark, Jeffrey D., and Vontz, Thomas, U.S. Department of Defense, $189,599. "Troops to Teachers – Kansas Program (TTTK)."
  • Goodson, F. Todd, and Vontz, Thomas, Kansas Board of Regents, $75,000. "Transitions to Teaching."
  • Goodson, F. Todd, and Martinez, Tonnie T., U.S. Department of Education, $159,034. "K-STEP UP Kansas Statewide Teacher Education Pathway for Underserved and Place-bound Students."
  • Levin, Lori M., USD 383, Manhattan/Ogden, $800. "KSU & USD 383 Nonfiction Book Trailer Project."
  • Martinez, Tonnie T., and Goodson, F. Todd, U.S. Department of Education, $159,034. "K-STEP UP Kansas Statewide Teacher Education Pathway for Underserved and Place-bound Students."
  • Vontz, Thomas, and Goodson, F. Todd, Kansas Board of Regents, $75,000. "Transitions to Teaching."
  • Vontz, Thomas, and Clark, Jeffrey D., U.S. Department of Defense, $189,599. "Troops to Teachers – Kansas Program (TTTK)."

Dean of Education Awards

  • Havlicek, Barbara J., Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, $120,781. "Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom."
  • Havlicek, Barbara J., Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000. "Schools for Quality Education (SQE)."
  • Herrera, Socorro G., Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, $1,400,000. "Sheltered Instruction Unifying Methodology, Multilingualism, and Innovation in Teaching (SUMMIT) Program."
  • Herrera, Socorro G., U.S. Department of Education, $527,475. "INSIGHT."
  • Herrera, Socorro G., U.S. Department of Education, $82,791. "USD National Professional Development."
  • Herrera, Socorro G., USD 259, Wichita, $100,000. "Wichita Schools ESL Professional Development."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Association of Service and Conservation Corps, $63,840. "EPSCOR RII Track-1 Water Security in Delaware's Changing Coastal Environment (People & Water) - Evaluation."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $19,758. "Adapting Socio-ecological Systems to Increased Climate Variability."
  • Shuman, Cindy, Middendorf, B. Jan (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Pagadala, Venkata (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), National Science Foundation, $5,943. "International Network-to-Network (N2N) Stakeholder Collaboration Workshop: Solutions to Accelerate Research, Leverage Resources, and Maximize Synergies."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $15,200. "NSF ATE Critical Environments Engineering Technology Program (CEETP) - Evaluation."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $30,000. "NSF INCLUDES: American Indian Traditional Science Experience."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $240,000. "R11 Track - 2 FEC: G2P in VOM: An Experimental and Analytical Framework for Genome to Phenome Connections in Viruses of Microbes - Evaluation."
  • Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $104,000. "RII Track-1: Louisiana Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials."
  • Shuman, Cindy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, $85,714. "Diversifying the Water Portfolio for Agriculture in the Rio Grande Basin - Evaluation."
  • Shuman, Cindy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, $27,429. "Technology for Trade: New Tools and New Rules for Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture and Beyond."
  • Shuman, Cindy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $25,200. "Building Integrated Pathways to Independence for Diverse Biomedical Researchers (Project Pathways) - Evaluation."
  • Shuman, Cindy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $13,680. "Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-IMBRE)."
  • Spears, Jacqueline D., and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), U.S. Department of Agriculture, $59,623. "Capacity Building in Animal Health through Biotechnology training for High School Science Teachers."

Educational Leadership Awards

  • Doll, Richard, U.S. Department of Education, $80,000. "Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI)."