Greater Boston Readiness Center & Educator Provider System (2011) STEM $20,000 to teach graduate-level project-based learning course on professional development needed for the field for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Online early childhood training (2011) Department of Early Education and Care
$20,000 to evaluate a summer literacy initiative in out-of-school-time settings.
US Department of Education (2009-2012) Early Reading First http://www2.ed.gov/programs/earlyreading/awards.html, Early Literacy Matters, $3,750,000 to create preschool centers of excellence.
United Way (2009) Focus groups
$10,000 to develop questions, conduct focus groups, and write a report on public opinion for support of infant and toddler care and education.
US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (2006-2011) Including all Children
$580,000 Teacher prep grant to fund tuition for Early Childhood educators.
$3,600,000 to research preschool literacy curriculum implementation, including coaching, universal design, professional-development days, and coursework.
Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (2004-09) Building Careers Grant
$55,000 annually to assist twenty undergraduate students to work toward BA degree.
CITI grant (2006)
$7,775 to develop three early-childhood courses for online teaching.
ICI (2004) Equity and Excellence Grant
To encourage reflective practice with faculty in University of Massachusetts Boston, Graduate College of Education.
Full-time AmeriCorps VISTA position (2004-2005); half-time position (2005-06)
VISTA volunteer coordinated community literacy initiatives in Dorchester, MA.
Massachusetts Board of Higher Education (2004) Rolling Math into Science $55,000 to support K-3 teachers in three Boston public schools to use science to build mathematics skills.
Anonymous Foundation (2003) Early Literacy Partnerships
$300,000 to develop and offer three early-childhood literacy courses.