Projects

The KUCRL is involved with many projects throughout the state and nation. Our researchers and project teams collaborate with a variety of funding agencies. Their expertise reflects depth of knowledge and skills across many different content areas. You can view KUCRL current and past projects below.

Projects

Accelerating Higher Order Thinking and STEM Content Learning Among Students with Learning Disabilities with Corgi 2

Funded by: National Science Foundation
PI: Jan Bulgren
2018-2021

CORGI-US: Building Knowledge and Skills in 21st Century Schools

Funded by: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
PI: Jan Bulgren
2019-2024

Identifying Evidence-Based Practices and Developing Technical Assistance and Professional Development Materials on Serving Students with Disabilities with Online Learning

Funded by: State of Washington - Office of Superintendent
PI: Kelsey Ortiz
2020-2021

Kansas Striving Readers Comprehensive Initiative

Funded by: KS Department of Education
PI: Michael Hock
2017-2021

Oklahoma Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant - Oklahoma City Public Schools KUCRL is working with the Oklahoma City Public Schools to implement a targeted professional development program designed to support implementation of the district's Comprehensive Literacy Plan.

Funded by: Oklahoma Department of Education
PI: Irma Brasseur-Hock
2018-present

Possible Selves and Self-Determination: Improving Transition Outcomes for High School Students with Learning Disabilities

Funded by: US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences
PI: Michael Hock
2019-2025

Strategic Instruction Model Support for the Adolescent Literacy component of the Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant in Las Cruces, NM

Funded by: New Mexico State Development Grant
PI: Jocelyn Washburn 
Co-PI: Nanette Fritschmann
2020-2024

Sustaining a SIM Initiative in Montana to Improve Student Outcomes

Funded by: Educational Promise Foundation
PI: Jocelyn Washburn
July 2020- June 2023

Virtual Reality Opportunities to Implement Social Skills (VOISS)

Funded by: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
PI:Sean Smith
Co-PI: Amber Rowland
2018-2023

Writing stRategies for Instructional Technology in Education (WRITE)

Funded by: Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
PI: Sean Smith
Co-PI: Amber Rowland

Adaptation and Validation of a Nutrition Literacy Assessment Instrument

Funded by: University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
PI: Susan Harvey

Arizona Secondary Transition Mentoring Project (STMP)

Funded by: Arizona State Department of Education
PI: Patricia Noonan

Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

Funded by: US Department of Education
PI: Daryl Mellard

Content Literacy Continuum (CLC) Development Plan-North Carolina Schools - Provided professional development and associated resources for the Strategic Instruction Model (SIM™) and Content Literacy Continuum (CLC™).

Funded by: Cabarrus County, Johnson County and Swain County School Districts
PI: Patricia Graner
2013-2017

Designing and Supporting Innovative Educational Practices for Struggling Readers

Funded by: Oak Foundation USA
PI: Don Deshler

Development and Validation of Online Adaptive Reading Motivation Measures

Funded by: US Department of Education
PI: Michael Hock

Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Social Media: Supporting Teacher Professional Learning and Student Scientific Argumentation

Funded by: National Science Foundation
PI: James Ellis

Enhancing the Adoption, Use and Sustainability of Evidence-based Practices to Improve Outcomes for Students with Learning Disabilities

Funded by: The Poses Family Foundation
PI: Michael Hock

Missouri Post-Secondary Success Project

Funded by: MO Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
PI: Amy Gaumer Erickson

Principles of Cyberlearning to Redesign Secondary Courses to Improve Academic Outcomes Related to Higher Standards for Students with Disabilities and Other Underperforming Students

Funded by: SRI International
PI: Janis Bulgren

Scaling-Up TASN Evaluation

Funded by: Kansas Department of Education
PI: Amy Gaumer Erickson

State Personnel Development Grant Evaluation 2 (SPDG)

Funded by: MO Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
PI: Patricia Noonan
2015

Stepping Up: Sustainable Implementation of Innovations for Student Achievement (SIISA)

Funded by: US Department of Education
PI: Sean Smith

Vermont Secondary MTSS and Transition Professional Development

Funded by: Vermont Department of Education
PI: Amy Gaumer Erickson

Virginia Tiered System of Support (SPDG): Building Capacity in Evidence-Based Practice OSEP Final Performance Report, CFDA #84.323A, PR/Award # H323A120026 - Provided professional development and associated resources for the Strategic Instruction Model (SIM™) and Content Literacy Continuum (CLC™).

Funded by: University of Kansas (Virginia Department of Education)
PI: Patricia Graner
2012-2018