New Grants

John Gugerty (PI) was awarded $18,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for evaluating the program, "Teachers Engaged in Authentic Mathematics (TEAM)," through August 2016.

Mark Connolly and Julia Nelson Savoy were awarded $175,445 from the National Science Foundation to extend "Talking About Leaving Revisited," through 2017.

Peter Steiner (PI) was awarded $235,000 from the National Science Foundation to evaluate methods for assessing the impacts of STEM education and other initiatives, through August 2018.

Martina Rau, Percival Matthews and David Kaplan were awarded $3 million from the National Science Foundation to manage LUCID, an interdisciplinary program in learning, understanding, cognition, intelligence and data science, through August 2020. 

Janet Branchaw (PI) was awarded $100,000 from the National Science Foundation for building a web-based survey tool to support the collection of undergraduate learning assessment and program evaluation data, through August 2016. 

Rob Meyer (PI) was awarded $100,000 from the MacArthur Foundation to evaluate a multi-site study of the educational well-being of children in assisted housing programs, through April 2016. 

Bradley Carl (PI) and VARC were awarded $450,000 from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for evaluating the Wisconsin State Personnel Development Grant, through June 2018. 

Noah Weeth Feinstein (PI) was awarded $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation for the project, Understanding and Catalyzing Equity-oriented Change in Museums and Science Centers. Feinstein is collaborating with the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Garibay Group to explore how museums and other informal science education organizations create and sustain change in their equity-related norms and practices, through 2019.