Outreach, Research, and Grants

CME Office of Outreach, Research, and Grants

The College of Communication and Education established the CME Office of Outreach, Research, and Grants (ORG) in 2011 to provide support to CME administrators and faculty interested in seeking external grant and contract funding opportunities. The CME ORG office is dedicated to serving faculty and students of California State University, Chico and specifically the College of Communication and Education faculty in their efforts to provide quality education and training experiences for students and professional development opportunities for teachers in partner K-12 schools. Benefits of external funding to students majoring in Communication Arts and Sciences, Communication Design, Journalism, Liberal Studies, Education, Recreation, and Kinesiology include financial support in the form of stipends, experiential field opportunities, and cohorted training programs. The ORG office also provides support and project administration services upon funding award. 

Available support and services provided include:

  • Proposal Research and Proposal Development
  • Budget/Fiscal Management Services
  • Project Administrative/Clerical Support Services
  • Coordination of Funded Projects
  • Sub-Contract and Independent Contractor Agreement Development
  • Data Collection and Management
  • Performance Reporting Assistance
  • Project Liaison Services:  Campus Departments; K-12 Schools; Community Agencies; Foundations; Funding Agencies


CME Office of Outreach, Research, and Grants

Tehama Hall Room 401

Staff Contact Information

NAME TITLE EMAIL PHONE
Joleen Barnhill  CME Grants Coordinator jbarnhill@csuchico.edu 530-898-6887
Rachael Beyers Project Assistant/Recruiter rlbeyers@csuchico.edu 530-898-5025
Hillary Bertagna
Project Assistant/Recruiter hbertagna@csuchico.edu 530-898-4026
Joanna Herrera Project Assistant/Recruiter jherrera23@csuchico.edu 530-898-5744
Dana Johnston Project Assistant dljohnston@csuchico.edu 530-898-6146
Joann Rose Project Assistant jorose@csuchico.edu 530-898-3307
Cheryl Ordorica
Project Assistant/Recruiter

cordorica@csuchico.edu

530-898-3246

 

 Current Funded Projects Supported by the CME Office of Outreach, Research, and Grants


GRANT TITLE & INFORMATION


FUNDING AGENCY

PROJECT YEARS 

TOTAL AWARD

Northeastern California Preparation and Retention of Indian Educators II (NorCAL PRIE II)

Project Director: Michelle Cepello

Northeastern California Preparation and Retention of Indian Educators II (NorCAL PRIE II) 10/2016-9/2019 $1,097,550
TRIAD II Project

Project Directors: Al Schademan and Mimi Miller
Bechtel Foundation 7/2016-10/2019 $900K
BETTER TOGETHER

Project Director: Deborah Summers
Gates Foundation 6/2016-12/2018 $69,799

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA READING & LITERACY PROJECTS

Project Directors: Rebecca Justeson and Michelle Seligman

Federal and State NCLB and CRLP

7/2016-6/2017

$76,132

Project ESTEEM: Elementary Science Teachers: Educating, Elevating, and Meliorating

Websites:

www.csuchico.edu/teacher-grants


Project Director:  Mike Kotar and Ben Seipel

California Department of Education, Educator Excellence Office

1/2016-12/2017

$500K

WFTA Global Food & Drink Travel Study

Project Director:  Matthew Stone

World Food Travel Association

11/2015-6/2016

$23,410

TRIAD Project

Project Director:  Al Schademan and Tal Slemrod

CSU Chancellor's Office, Bechtel Foundation

3/2015-6/2016

$54,113

PRISMS:  Promoting Rural Improvement in Secondary Math and Science

Websites:

Residency in Secondary Education (RISE):

www.csuchico.edu/soe/rise/

Project Director:  Maggie Payne

Office of Innovation and Improvement, US Dept of Education

10/2014-9/2019

$6.48M

Co-STARSCollaboration of Student and Teacher Achievement in Rural Schools

Websites:

Rural Teacher Residency Pathway Program: 
www.csuchico.edu/soe/rtr

Project Director: Maggie Payne

Office of Innovation and Improvement, US Dept of Education

10/2009-9/2015

$7.3M

NorCal CLIPP (Northern California Collaboration for Low Incidence Personnel Preparation)

Website: 

http://www.csuchico.edu/soe/clipp

Project Director: Talya Kemper

Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services, US Dept of Education

10/2013 - 9/2018

$1.25M

NorCAL PRIE:  Northern California Preparation for Indian Educators

Website:

www.csuchico.edu/soe/prie 

Project Director: Michelle Cepello

Office of Indian Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Dept. of Education

7/2012-6/2016

$1.2M

Project TRACK:  Training and Research for Autism and Collaboration in Kinesiology

Website: 

www.csuchico.edu/kine/academic_programs/ape/track

Project Director: Rebecca Lytle

Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services, US Dept of Education

1/2012 – 9/2016

$1.25M

Collaborative Professional Development in Rural California Schools

Website:

www.csuchico.edu/soe/cpdproject.shtml

Project Directors: Esther Larocco, Charles Zartman

Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students, US Dept of Education

5/2012- 8/2017

$1.9M

Inland California Partnership for Teacher Based Reform

Website:

www.csuchico.edu/teacher-grants 

Project Directors: Mike Kotar, Julie Monet, Karen Villalobos

Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program, CA Postsecondary Education Commission

2010-2015

$2.53M