Title: Office of Educational Research bulletin
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Title: Office of Educational Research bulletin
Series Title: Office of Educational Research bulletin
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Language: English
Creator: Office of Educational Research, University of Florida
Publisher: Office of Educational Research, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: April 2009
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Office of Educational Research
April 2009

Office of Educational Research Bulletin (ORB)

News & Notes

As everyone knows, these are difficult
and challenging financial times. The
budget and its impact across the college
are in our minds and we have been
living in a climate of uncertainty. But
not all the news is bad! The American
Recovery and Reinvestment Act
(ARRA) recently announced by the
current administration and
disseminated widely by the OER during
the past few weeks provides unique
opportunities to pursue funding that
may advance our research agendas and
support the college of education's

The OER reviewed the ARRA in its
entirety and targeted funding
opportunities applicable to our faculty's
specialty areas. No doubt, you have
seen the flurry of announcements about
funding opportunities. We continue to
forward details as they emerge and we
are committed to keep you informed of
any relevant announcements that come
our way.

We also forwarded a summary report
from B&D Consulting in Washington,
DC, that outlines general areas of
funding that have seen stimulus
package money, including NSF (STEM

Ed initiatives), Special Education (focus
on early childhood), Higher Education
(focus on teacher preparation and
teacher quality), and IES (focus on
statewide database systems).

Now more than ever, we encourage you
to contact agencies you have received
funding from and ask about potential
opportunities to support your work. A
number of these applications will not
follow the traditional peer review
process and we are uniquely situated to
be very competitive with our

If there are specific competitions you are
interested in, sign up for email
notification announcements. Contact
our office if you have any questions. We
stand ready to help you every step of
the way.

CAPES Update

The Collaborative Assessment and
Program Evaluation Services (CAPES) is
available to help COE researchers with
proposal development, data analysis,
and program evaluation. CAPES's
mission is to provide researchers at the

University of Florida and other entities
with timely and appropriate support for
program evaluation and analytic
research for educational and training
programs. Services include research
design and method implementation;
measurement and survey design;
applied statistical, qualitative, and
mixed method analyses; evaluation; and
accountability. CAPES evaluates clients'
needs and addresses them with support
from its staff of evaluators,
measurement specialists, and applied

M. David Miller, Director
Cyndi Garvan and Mirka Koro-
Ljungberg, Co-Directors
Email: ufcapes@coe.ufl.edu
Website URL:

Congratulations are in order for
Stephen Pape (STL) and Tom Dana
(Dean's Area) for their subcontract
award from the University of South
Florida; Patricia Snyder (SE) and Maria
Denney (SE) for their subcontract award
from the University of Washington and
to David Young (PK Yonge) for his

award from the Florida Department of

Best wishes to Luis Ponjuan (EAP) and
Mary Ann Clark (CE) for their
submission to the Texas Guaranteed
Student Loan Corporation's Public
Benefit Program; David Miller (Ed.
Psych.) and Catherine Emihovich
(Dean's Area) for their proposal to the
Jacksonville Children's Commission;
David Miller (Ed. Psych.) and James
Algina (Ed. Psych.) for their submission
to the US Department of Education and
to Sondra Smith-Adcock (CE) and Tina
Smith-Bonahue (Early Childhood) for
their proposal to the Association for
Play Therapy.

For more details about these awards and
submissions, see the table on the next

Ana & John

ORB -April 2009 2

College of Education Funded Projects March 200oo9

Principal Investigator: Stephen Pape (STL) Co-PI: Tom Dana (Dean's Area)
Funding Agency: University of South Florida (Subcontract)
Project Title: Florida PROMISE: Partnership to Rejuvenate & Optimize Mathematics &
Science Education
Project Period: 01/01/2009-09/30/2009
Award Amount: $1,035,822.00

Principal Investigator: Patricia Snyder (SE) Co-PI: Maria Denney (SE)
Funding Agency: University of Washington (Subcontract)
Project Title: Head Start Center for Inclusion
Project Period: 09/30/2008-09/29/2009
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Principal Investigator: David Yonge (PK Yonge) Co-PI: N/A
Funding Agency: Florida Department of Education
Project Title: Title II, Part D, Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT)
Project Period: 02/11/2009-06/30/2009
Award Amount: $1,157.49

College ofEducation Submitted Projects March 2009

Principal Investigator: Luis Ponjuan (EAP) Co-PI: Mary Ann Clark (CE)
Funding Agency: Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
Proposal Title: Boys in Peril: Examining Educational Pathways of Latino and African-
American Boys
Requested Amount: $198,986.00

Principal Investigator: David Miller (Ed. Psych.) Co-PI: Catherine Emihovich (Dean's
Funding Agency: Jacksonville Children's Commission
Proposal Title: Evaluation of Jacksonville Children's Commission
Requested Amount: $134,390.00

Principal Investigator: David Miller (Ed. Psych.) Co-PI: James Algina (Ed. Psych.)
Funding Agency: US Department of Education
Proposal Title: Fellowships for Graduate Training in Research and Evaluation
Requested Amount: $391,968.00

Principal Investigator: Sondra Smith-Adcock (CE) Co-PI: Tina Smith-Bonahue (Early
Funding Agency: Association for Play Therapy
Proposal Title: Playing for a Change: Use of a School-Based Child-Centered/Filial Play
Intervention to Address School Transition in a High Poverty Elementary School
Requested Amount: $20,000.00

ORB -April 2009 3

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