Counselor Education

Project Harmony

Principal Investigator: Sejal Barden, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Dalena Taylor, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2017-2018 Funding: $1,925,524 (5-year award: $9,627,620)

Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program

Principal Investigator: W. Bryce Hagedorn, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: K. Dayle Jones, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
2017-2018 Funding: $477,370 (4-year award: $1,912,284)

SEC Mentoring Program High Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project

Principal Investigator: Kent Butler, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Florida State University
2017-2018 Funding: $30,980 (1-year award)

Criminal Justice

2017–2018 UCF Student Support for Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Principal Investigator: Will Moreto, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Orange County Sherriff’s Office
2017–2018 Funding: $69,312

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Principal Investigator: Kristina Fisher, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
2017–2018 Funding: $43,220

2017 UCF Student Support for Orange County Corrections Division

Principal Investigator: Roberto Hugh Potter, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Orange County Board of Commissioners
2017–2018 Funding: $16,392

National Sheriff’s Association Tourism Oriented Policing Training Program

Principal Investigator: Ross Wolf, Ed.D.
Sponsor: National Sheriff’s Association
2017–2018 Funding: $6,115

Early Childhood Development and Education

Technical Assistance and Training System

Principal Investigator: Marisa Macy, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $244,973 (5-year award: $1,217,172)

English Language Learners

Micro-credentialing of English Learner Teaching Skills (MELTS)

Principal Investigator: Joyce Nutta, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $280,264 (5-year award: $2,441,766)

Dual Language Support through Technology Enhanced Programs and Strategies (DL STEPS)

Principal Investigator: Joyce Nutta, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $264,527 (5-year award: $2,691,313)

Exceptional Education

Preparing Next Generation Special Education Leadership Scholars

Principal Investigator: Lisa Dieker, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $250,000 (5-year award: $1,250,000)

Preparing Scholars to Lead Inclusion and Transition (LEAD IT)

Principal Investigator: Rebecca Hines, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Lisa Dieker, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $200,000 (5-year award: $1,250,000)

Preparing Special Educators in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Principal Investigator: Eleazar Vasquez, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Cynthia E. Pearl, Ph.D. Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $250,000 (5-year award: $1,250,000)

National Urban Special Education Leadership Initiative: Preparing Special Education Administrators

Principal Investigator: Suzanne Martin, Ph.D.
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $244,973 (5-year award: $1,217,172)

Special Education Preparation in Intensive Interventions

Principal Investigator: Mary Little, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Cynthia E. Pearl, Ph.D. Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $238,449 (5-year award: $1,211,321)

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)

Principal Investigator: Paula Kohler, Ph.D.
Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
2017–2018 Funding: $534,498 (1-year award)

Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) at the University of Central Florida

Principal Investigator: Mary Little, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
2017–2018 Funding: $25,000 (1-year award)

Gifted Education

Project ELEVATE (English Learner Excellence eVolving through Advanced Teacher Education)

Principal Investigator: Gillian Eriksson, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Haiyan Bai, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Seminole Public County Schools
2017–2018 Funding: $186,347 (5-year award: $1,057,548)

Health Management and Informatics

Decision Support System Extracting the ICD 10 Coding Semantics

Principal Investigator: Varadraj Gurupur, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Tenosar Corporation
2017–2018 Funding: $112,197

Public Administration

Enhancement of the Natural Hazard Response System in Rural Communities by Benchmarking the USA Hazard Response Systems

Co-Principal Investigators: Naim Kapucu, Ph.D. with Jungwon Yeo, Ph.D.
Sponsor: National Institute of Agricultural Science
2016–2018 Funding: $74,250

Collaborative Research: Measuring Social Vulnerability – Reducing Uncertainty and Validating Indicators

Principal Investigator: Christopher Emrich, Ph.D.
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
2016–2018 Funding: $40,109

Social Science Education

Successfully Teaching Educators about Primary Sources (STEPS)

Principal Investigator: Scott M. Waring, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator: Richard Hartshorne, Ph.D. Sponsor: Library of Congress
2017–2018 Funding: $75,000 (1-year award)

STEM

STEM Satellites: A Mobile Mathematics and Science Initiative for Orlando Metropolitan Area Children’s Hospitals

Principal Investigator: Megan Nickels, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Orlando Science Center
2017–2018 Funding: $409,507 (5-year award: $524,445)

State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida 2017–2018

Principal Investigator: Tom Owens, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education 2017–2018
Funding: $72,032 (1-year award)