MLFTC awarded over $16M in grants

By

Meghan Ensell
Faculty at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College were recently awarded more than $16 million in new funding from the U.S. Department of Education. The awards fund five projects that support Next Education Workforce models, disability and juvenile justice, special education, equity and diversity, and instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse students. 

Building Human Capital Management Systems to Support the Next Education Workforce in Mesa Public Schools

Amount: $8,206,449

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education 

Principal investigator: Brent Maddin, Executive Director, Next Education Workforce Initiative

 

Preparing Leaders on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice

Amount: $3,750,000

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education 

Principal investigator: Sarup Mathur, Ryan Courtney Harris Memorial Endowed Professor

 

Leadership for Equity and Diversity in Special Education Administrators 

Amount: $2,478,446

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education 

Principal investigator: Juliet Hart Barnett, associate professor 

 

Interdisciplinary Multicultural Professional Autism Clinical Training

Amount: $1,223,278

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education 

Principal investigator: Erin Rotheram-Fuller, associate professor 

 

GeoCivics: Professional Development to Integrate Geography Across the Social Sciences to Improve Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Student Populations

Amount: $1,189,119

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education 

Principal investigator: Karen Guerrero, clinical assistant professor