CBER researchers have been awarded by the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) for the following research projects. Congratulations!
CBER co-director, Michael Coyne, will serve as principal investigator for a project entitled “Evaluating the Impact of Integrated Behavior and Reading Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in Elementary Schools.” The purpose of this project is to evaluate the impact of integrated behavior and reading practices in kindergarten through Grade 2 within a comprehensive, multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) framework. Drs. Brandi Simonsen (CBER co-director) and D. Betsy McCoach at Neag will serve as co-principal investigators. Drs. Jennifer Freeman and Devin Kearns will serve as co-investigators. The NCSER award will provide $3,999,589 to the team over five years.
CBER researcher, Allison Lombardi, will serve as principal investigator for a project entitled “College and Career Readiness for Transition (CCR4T): Development and Validation of a Student Measure.” The purpose of this study is to develop and validate the College and Career Readiness for Transition( CCR4T), a measure of high school students’ with disabilities perceptions of their own college and career readiness. Drs. Hariharan Swaminathan, Jane Rogers, and Jennifer Freeman (CBER researcher) will serve as co-principal investigators. The NCSER award will provide $1,398,298 to the team over four years.
Please click here to see more information about these projects and other IES-funded projects that are conducted by CBER researchers, including “Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Research Network (MTSS-RN) Leadership Team“ and “Enhancing Ci3T: Building Professional Capacity for High Fidelity Implementation to Support Students’ Educational Outcomes (Project ENHANCE)”.