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Secure On-Site Data Disposal Service

UF requires the destruction of old data on any electronic equipment that is discarded, transferred, or reused. UF has an on-site media disposal and shredding service available for faculty and staff. The service is available at the Health Science Center (in the Communicore Building) and at the Hub. Items accepted for secure disposal include the following: Read More…

Awarded Projects for July 2014

Congratulations to Marisa Stukey and Ashley Pennypacker-Hill for their award from the Florida Department of Education; Philip Poekert for his award from the School Board of Duval County; and Donald Pemberton and Susan Butler for their award from the University of Florida Foundation.

For more details about these awards, see the table online. Read More…

Submitted Projects for July 2014

Best wishes to Donald Pemberton on his proposal to the Florida Office of Early Learning; Philip Poekert for his proposal to the School Board of Duval County; Ivan Mutis and Pasha Antonenko for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Feihong Wang for her proposal to the Foundation for Child Development; Carole Beal, Donald Pemberton, and Juan Gilbert for their IES proposal to the US Department of Education; Mary Brownell for her IES subcontracts to the Vail School District and Boston University; Maureen Conroy for her IES proposal to the US Department of Education and her IES subcontract to Virginia Commonwealth University; Ann Daunic, Nancy Corbett, and Stephen Smith for their IES proposal to the US Department of Education; Alice Kaye Emery for her proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Holly Lane and Nicholas Gage for their IES subcontract to the University of Washington; James McLeskey for his IES subcontract to the University of Kentucky Research Foundation; Donald Pemberton and Susan Butler for their proposal to the University of Florida Foundation; Stephen Smith and Ann Daunic for their IES subcontract to SRI International; Sondra Smith and Walter Leite for their proposal to the Department of Health and Human Services/OPRE; and Patricia Snyder, Mary McLean, and James Algina for their IES proposal to the US Department of Education.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…

Support for Principal Investigators

Everyone in the OER is fully engaged in PI support services! We are currently drafting boilerplate materials for data management/security, cost analysis, and dissemination plans for all outgoing IES proposals. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements. In the meantime, we want to make the following resources available to everyone preparing proposals. Read More…

Awarded Projects for June 2014

Congratulations to Donald Pemberton for his award from the Early Learning Coalition of Duval County; Philip Poekert for his award from the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County, Inc; and to Marisa Stukey and Ashley Pennypacker-Hill for their award from the Florida Department of Education.

For more details about these awards, see the table online. Read More…

Submitted Projects for June 2014

Best wishes to Lynda Hayes for her proposals to the Florida Department of Education; Marisa Stukey and Ashley Pennypacker-Hill for their proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Mary McLean, Patricia Snyder, and Maureen Conroy for their subcontract to the University of Washington; David Therriault for his subcontract to Omninox Publishing; Thomas Dana and Daniel McCoy for their proposal to Sabreliner Aviation; and Donald Pemberton for his proposal to the US Department of Education/FIPSE and for his proposal to the Early Learning Coalition of Duval County.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…

Summer Proposal Submissions

Faculty in the COE are submitting 20 proposals this summer, including 13 IES proposals — a record number — with the same August 7 deadline. To accommodate IES submissions, the OER requested that PIs schedule an appointment time with Brian to ensure all proposals are finalized and uploaded successfully before the deadline. We want to thank everyone for communicating with Brian to confirm a date. Read More for Additional Important Details…

Recent Legislative Action Affects IES

In April, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce reported on the Strengthening Education through Research Act (H.R. 4366). The bill, passed by the House of Representatives in May, amends several provisions related to the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) including independence, research standards, technical assistance, evaluation, privacy protection, oversight of student assessment, and IES accountability. Read More…

Submitted Projects for May 2014

Best wishes to Magdalena Castaneda for her proposal to Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Sondra Smith and Jacqueline Swank for their proposal to the US Department of Justice; and Jacqueline Swank and Joseph Gagnon for their proposal to the US Department of Justice.

For more details about these proposals, see the table online. Read More…