Vita: Grants & Contracts

Co-Principal Investigator, The School District of Philadelphia-Penn Graduate School of Education Researcher-Practitioner Partnership in Education Research, U.S. Department of Education/IES, $399,818 over 2 years (July 2014).

Co-Principal Investigator, Instability in Education Systems, Randomized Control Trials and Children’s Achievement, National Science Foundation, $900,000 over 3 years (October 2013).

Co-Principal Investigator (with Vanderbilt University), Examining Updated SAM Process with Consideration for a Possible Randomized Control Trial, Wallace Foundation, $124,000 over 1 year (October 2013).

Principal Investigator (with UCLA), Perceptual Learning Technology in Mathematics Education: Efficacy and Replication, US Department of  Education/IES, $1,991,880 over 4 years (July 2012).

Penn Principal Investigator, Regional Education Laboratory – Mid-Atlantic Region, $3,249,610 over 5 years (Started January 2012), (with ICF, Inc).

Co-Principal Investigator, Penn GSE Post-doctoral Training Program in the Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education/IES, $591,351 over 5 years (March 2010-February 2015).

Principal Investigator, The Development and Validation of the Vanderbilt Assessment of Leadershipin Education, U.S. Department of Education/IES, $1,597,179 over 4 years (September 2008-August 2012).

Co-Principal Investigator, 21st Century Research and Development Center on Cognition and ScienceEducation, U.S. Department of Education/IES, $10,000,000  over 5 years (July 2008-June 2013).

Co-Principal Investigator, Meta-Analysis Study of the Effects of Teacher Professional Development with a Math or Science Content Focus on Improving Teaching and Learning, National Science Foundation, $199,205 (October 2006 – September 2007).

Senior Researcher, How Does Induction and Continuing Professional Development Affect Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Instruction and Student Achievement? Teacher Professional Continuum (TPC), National Science Foundation, $2,494,179 over 5 years (2006-2011).

Senior Advisor, The Impact on Student Achievement of Teacher Professional Development Designed to Enhance Teacher Content Knowledge and Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Math.  American Institute for Research, U.S Department of Education-funded $17 million over 5 years (August 2005-July 2010).

Executive Committee member and participating faculty member, Experimental Education Research Training, Institute for Education Sciences-funded at $4,797,000 over 5 years (September 2004-August 2009).

Principal Investigator, Develop and Test an Education Leadership Performance Assessment.  Wallace Foundation-funded at $1.5 million over three years (July 2005-August 2008).

Co-Director, System-Wide Change for All Learners and Educators.  National Science Foundation-funded at $35 million over 5 years (January 2003-December 2007).

Co-Director, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL).  National Science Foundation-funded at $10 million over 5 years (January 2003-August 2003).

Co-Principal Investigator, Longitudinal Design to Measure Effects of MSP Professional Development in Improving Quality of Instruction in Mathematics and Science Education.  National Science Foundation-funded at $1.5 million over 3 years (October 2002-September 2005).

Co-Principal Investigator, Experimental Design to Measure Effects of Assisting Teachers in Using Data on Enacted Curriculum to Improve Effectiveness of Instruction in Mathematics and Science Education.  National Science Foundation-funded at $1.5 million over 3 years (December 2001-December 2004).

Co-Principal Investigator, Improving Effectiveness of Instruction in Mathematics and Science with Data on Enacted Curriculum.  National Science Foundation-funded at $1.5 million over 3 years (December 2000-December 2003).

Principal Investigator, The Longitudinal Evaluation of the Effectiveness of School Interventions.  U.S. Department of Education-funded at $2.26 million (October 2000-October 2001).

Principal Investigator, National Study of Title I Schools.  U.S. Department of Education-funded at $1.9 million (October 2000-October 2001).

Principal Investigator, Evaluation of the Eisenhower Professional Development Program State and Local Activities.  U.S. Department of Education-funded at $1.5 million (March 1997-July 2000).

Director, National Institute for Science Education.  National Science Foundation-funded at $2.0 million per year (July 1995-June 2000).

Principal Investigator, Consortium for Policy Research in Education.  Wisconsin work OERI-funded at $.3 million per year (December 1987-November 1990 and December 1990-November 1995, March 1996-April 2001).

Principal Investigator, Developing Opportunity-to-Learn Indicators of the Content of Instruction.  National Center for Education Statistics-funded at $160,000 (November 1994-October 1995).

Principal Investigator, Center for Organization and Restructuring of Schools.  OERI-funded at $1.6 million per year (November 1990-September 1995).

Co-Principal Investigator (with Mike Kirst), Reform Up Close, National Science Foundation-funded at $470,000 per year (July 1989-June 1991).

Senior Consultant, Center for the Teaching and Learning of Elementary Subjects.  OERI-funded at $.5 million per year (October 1987-September 1992).

Director, Science and Mathematics Support Teacher Program.  Michigan State University, American Federation of Teachers, Toledo Public Schools and National Science Foundation-funded (Fall 1987-Spring 1989).

Co-Director (with Jere Brophy), Institute for Research on Teaching.  NIE-funded at approximately $2.0 million per year (October 1981-September 1986; Associate Director, September 1979-July 1, 1981).

Director, Content Determinants Project, Institute for Research on Teaching, Michigan State University.  NIE-funded at approximately $120,000 per year (September 1976-August 1986).

Co-Director (with J. Nickerson), post-doctoral program in educational research for minorities and women.  NIE-funded for three years at approximately $80,000 per year.

Director, General Motors Institute Intern Program.  GMI-funded beginning 1983-84 at $17,000 per year.

Chief Analyst, National evaluation of home day care:  An observation study.  Project at SRI International with ACYF funding at $900,000 over three years starting January 1976.

Chief Analyst, National evaluation of Teacher Corps.  Project at SRI International with OE funding at approximately $1 million per year (August 1978-August 1981).

Director, Project to evaluate the TABA teaching strategies project in the Lansing Public Schools.  Funded by Michigan Department of Education (July 1972-August 1973).