A record-breaking year: $31.62 million in grant funding
The VCU School of Education had a record-breaking year in FY20, with nearly $32 million in external awards. That’s a $3 million increase over last year! We are extremely grant-productive, with an average of $745,000 per faculty member in external funding in FY19, which puts us 9th in the US in this metric. Our expertise opens up opportunities for research and study that students are looking for. Together, we can shape the future of education..
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Latest research news
Every child counts: Developing Virginia's ELD standards
SOE joins national effort to recruit, retain black teachers
The VCU School of Education and its teacher residency program RTR have received a nearly $500,000 grant to recruit, prepare, support and retain black educators and to establish a Teachers of Color Excellence Center at VCU. The grant will support an estimated 205 black educators, with tuition support for RTR residents, emergency funding, mentoring and induction, professional development and more for all black educators across the School of Education.
Drs. Cormier, Xu and Gomez awarded COVID-19 rapid research grants
Three VCU School of Education faculty members and their teams were recently awarded COVID-19 rapid research grants by the university to help better understand the pandemic and to combat it. These studies will provide resources for PreK-12 students, support systems for international students from China, and address the needs of English language learners.