College of Education
School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education (SHDOSE)
Funded Projects
Project Title: A2SPIRE: Addictions Attitudes, Screening, Prevention, Intervention, Referral, and Empathy
Principal Investigator: Jacqueline Swank
Co-PI(s): Sondra Smith, Elliot Woehler
Funding Agency: DHHS/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Project Period: 4/30/2020 – 4/29/2022
Award Amount: $199,795
Project Title: The Expanding Presence of Police in Schools: An Analysis of Florida’s Expansion of School Resource Officers in Schools
Principal Investigator: Chris Curran
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: American Civil Liberties Union of Florida
Project Period: 3/16/2020 – 7/31/2020
Award Amount: $30,518
Project Title: An Examination of the Enrollment and Persistence Outcomes of the Florida College Student Re-Enrollment Demonstration
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus
Co-PI(s): Isaac McFarlin
Funding Agency: Helios Education Foundation
Project Period: 5/18/2020 – 5/16/2022
Award Amount: $115,000
Project Title: Optimal Design for Mediation Studies in Group-Randomized Trials with Group-Level Mediators
Principal Investigator: Zuchao Shen
Co-PI(s): Walter Leite
Funding Agency: Spencer Foundation
Project Period: 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021
Award Amount: $49,861
Project Title: iConnect: Improving Access and Success for Underserved Students in Information Technology Programs Through Education-Industry Connections
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus
Co-PI(s): Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko (STL), Lindsay Lynch
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Project Period: 4/1/2020 – 3/31/2023
Award Amount: $600,000
Project Title: New Data Frontiers in School Discipline Research: Charting a Path for Enhanced Data Collection to Better Understand the Entire School Discipline Pipeline and Equity Therein
Principal Investigator: Chris Curran
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: American Educational Research Association
Project Period: 12/1/2019 – 12/31/2020
Award Amount: $35,000
Project Title: The Impact of a Dialogic Reading Intervention on Low Income Preschool Children’s Knowledge of Emotional Vocabulary and Emotion Causes
Principal Investigator: Tina Smith-Bonahue (SSESPECS)
Co-PI(s): Kristen Kemple (SSESPECS), Anne Corinne Manley, Sondra Smith
Funding Agency: UF Foundation (Subcontract – Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Flow Through)
Project Period: 8/15/2019 – 8/14/2020
Award Amount: $35,674
Project Title: Development and Pilot Evaluation of Bully Prevention Training Modules for Special and General Education Teachers: Impact on Teacher Awareness, Self-Efficacy, and Student Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Philip Poekert (Lastinger Center for Learning)
Co-PI(s): Walter Leite
Funding Agency: University of North Carolina (Subcontract – IES Flow Through)
Project Period: 8/20/2019 – 6/30/2023
Award Amount: $471,173
Project Title: A Proposal to Analyze the Effects of Variations in Performance-Based Funding Policies on Student Access, Success, and Labor Market Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: University of Florida Foundation (Joyce Foundation Flow Through)
Project Period: 8/31/2019 – 8/31/2021
Award Amount: $103,350
Project Title: Ban the Discipline Box? How University Applications that Assess Prior School Discipline Experiences Impact College Acceptance of Youth Disciplined in High School
Principal Investigator: Chris Curran
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation
Project Period: 9/1/2019 – 8/31/2021
Award Amount: $70,000
Project Title: A Proposal to Analyze the Effects of Variations in Performance-Based Funding Policies on Student Access, Success, and Labor Market Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: Arnold Ventures
Project Period: 7/14/2019 – 10/31/2021
Award Amount: $270,238
Project Title: Project DIMES: Diagnostic Instrument for Morphology of Elementary Students
Principal Investigator: Anne Corinne Manley
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education/IES
Project Period: 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2022
Award Amount: $1,290,952
Project Title: Examining the Impact of Variations in Performance-Based Funding Policies on Student Outcomes
Principal Investigator: Justin Ortagus
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: William T. Grant Foundation
Project Period: 12/1/2018 – 12/31/2020
Award Amount: $204,528
Project Title: Research: Understanding Ambiguity in Engineering Problem Solving
Principal Investigator: David Therriault
Co-PI(s): Elliot Douglas (Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Project Period: 9/15/2018 – 8/31/2020
Award Amount: $249,385
Project Title: Efficacy of Prime Online: Teacher Professional Development for Inclusive Elementary Mathematics Classrooms
Principal Investigator: Cynthia Griffin (SSESPECS)
Co-PI(s): James Algina (SSESPECS), Nancy Dana (STL), Walter Leite
Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education/IES
Project Period: 8/15/2018 – 8/14/2022
Award Amount: $3,276,003
Project Title: Phase 2: Identifying Predictors of the Successful High School to College Transition
Principal Investigator: Dennis Kramer
Co-PI(s): N/A
Funding Agency: Take Stock in Children
Project Period: 5/16/2018 – 8/14/2020
Award Amount: $81,717
Project Title: Enhancing School Resource Officers’ Effectiveness through Online Professional and Job Embedded Coaching
Principal Investigator: Dorothy Espelage (Psychology)
Co-PI(s): Philip Poekert (Lastinger Center for Learning), Walter Leite
Funding Agency: US Department of Justice/National Institute of Justice
Project Period: 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2020
Award Amount: $499,807
Project Title: Precision Education: The Virtual Learning Lab
Principal Investigator: Walter Leite
Co-PI(s): Philip Poekert (Lastinger Center for Learning), George Michailidis (Informatics Institute)
Funding Agency: Institute of Education Sciences
Project Period: 07/01/2016 — 06/30/2021
Award Amount: $8,908,289.00