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
Cheri Taylor Assoc. CME Grants Coordinator ctaylor@csuchico.edu 530-898-6887
Rachael Beyers Project Assistant/Recruiter rlbeyers@csuchico.edu 530-898-3246
Dana Johnston Project Assistant dljohnston@csuchico.edu 530-898-6146
Maria Rodriguez-Larrain Project Assistant/Recruiter mrodriguezlarrain@csuchico.edu 530-898-5575
Joann Rose Project Assistant jorose@csuchico.edu 530-898-3307
Eileen Ross Project Assistant eross@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

Co-STARSCollaboration of Student and Teacher Achievement in Rural Schools

Websites:

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

Integrated Teacher Education Core Program:

www.csuchico.edu/lbst/students/teachercore.shtml 

Transfer Teacher Education Core Program:

www.csuchico.edu/lbst/students/ttec.shtml

Project Director: Phyllis Fernlund

Office of Innovation and Improvement, US Dept of Education

10/2009-9/2014

$7.3M

NEXT STEPS: Strengthening Preparation for Secondary Special Educators

Project Director: Teresa Davis

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

10/2008-6/2014

$500K

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

2010-2014

$2.03M

Project STREAM (Science, Technology, Recreation, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics)

Project Directors: Phyllis Fernlund/Al Schademan

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

4/2011-6/2013

$75,000

Chico Rural Teacher Pathway

Project Directors:  Al Schademan

Governor’s Gang Reduction Intervention and Prevention Initiative Program, CA Employment Development Dept.

4/2011 – 3/2013

$500,000

Engaging All Learners Through Service Learning

Project Director: Lynne Bercaw/Teresa Davis

Duke University

1/2013 – 8/2013

$5,000

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- 4/2017

$1.9M

Chico Rural Teacher Pathway Project - WSJ

Project Director: Al Schademan

Walter S. Johnson Foundation

2/2013-1/2014

$75,000

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

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