Funded Projects

The College of Education supports faculty in seeking externally funded research and sponsored projects. Our goal is to aid faculty and professional staff in their efforts to secure external funding by assisting with proposal review and submission, account management, professional development, and dissemination of results, findings, and best practices.

2023 - 2024

 

Eugene Fujimoto

PI: Eugene Fujimoto
Sponsor: Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
Title of Project: Maywood Education Fair
Amount Awarded: $5,000

Ding-Jo Currie

PI: Ding-Jo Currie
Sponsor: California Community College Chancellor's Office
Title of Project: Leadership Institute For Tomorrow (L.I.F.T)
Amount Awarded: $1,096,696

Natalie Tran

PI: Natalie Tran
Sponsor: Long Beach Unified School District
Title of Project: Khmer Language Program
Amount Awarded: $15,725

Dawn Person             

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Title of Project: EDUCAL Study
Amount Awarded: $4,099   

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Title of Project: CHESS Program Study
Amount Awarded: $9,581                           

2022 - 2023

 

Ding-Jo Currie

PI: Ding-Jo Currie
Sponsor: California Community College Chancellor's Office
Title of Project: LIFT IEPI Professional Development
Amount Awarded: $402, 413

Natalie Tran

Sponsor: California Department of Education
Title of Project: Educator Workforce Investment Grant Program: English Learner Roadmap Policy Implementation Grant
Amount Awarded: $29,999

Dawn Person

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Title of Project: McNair East Bay Study
Amount Awarded: $106, 540

Rosalinda Larios

PI: Rosalinda Larios
Co-PIs: Maritza Lozano and Calli Lewis-Chiu
Sponsor: California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Hispanic 
Serving Institutions (HSI) Community Grant
Title of Project: Inspiring and Engaging Children and Families Through Innovative Practices
Amount Awarded: $113,158

Fernando Rodriguez-Valls

PI: Fernando Rodriguez-Valls
Sponsor: Orange County Department of Education
Title of Project: PROJECT PROPEL- Pathways to Ready Open-Minded, Plurilingual and Equitable Leaders
Amount Awarded: $211,000

2021 - 2022

 

Dawn Person

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: Coast Community College District
Title of Project: Coast Community College District Climate Study
Amount Awarded: $6,805

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: California State University, Long Beach
Title of Project: Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Study
Amount Awarded: $11,848

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: California State University, Long Beach
Title of Project: CSULB Climate Study
Amount Awarded: $8,811

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: Long Beach Unified School District
Title of Project: Math Collaborative Study
Amount Awarded: $10,000

Pablo Jasis

PI: Pablo Jasis
Sponsor: Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education: Office of Migrant Education
Title of Project: CSUF-High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
Amount Awarded: $2,374,991

Natalie Tran

PI: Natalie Tran
Key Personnel: Fernando Rodriguez-Valls and Sam Behseta
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Title of Project: National Resource Center for Asian Language (NRCAL)
Amount Awarded: $684,000 

Jennifer Goldstein

PI: Jennifer Goldstein
Sponsor: Stuart Foundation
Title of Project: Leadership Education for Anaheim Districts
Amount Awarded: $120,000

2020 - 2021

 

Dawn Person

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: Tel-Tec Security Systems, Inc.
Title of Project: B3K Minority & Female Business Owners Pilot Program
Amount Awarded: $3,207

PI: Dawn Person (C-REAL)
Sponsor: Coast Community College District
Title of Project: Coast Community College District Climate Study
Amount Awarded: $29,262

Aimee Nelson

PI: Aimee Nelson
Sponsor: Fullerton Secondary Teachers Organization
Title of Project: Cultivating Teacher Leaders: A Progressive Approach to Growing and Diversifying the Teaching Profession in California
Amount Awarded: $26,000

PI: Aimee Nelson
Sponsor: Braitmayer Foundation
Title of Project: Titan Future Teachers
Amount Awarded: $35,000

Joyce Gomez-Najarro

PI: Joyce Gomez-Najarro
Sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Title of Project: Preparing Teacher Candidates to Foster Deeper Learning Through Inclusive Practices: A Case Study of One Exemplary Dual Licensure Teacher Education Program
Amount Awarded: $59,956