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School of Education and Human Development University of Colorado Denver





The following is a selective list of highlighted education related grants awarded to faculty and staff at the University of Colorado Denver.  A short description of each grant program is provided along with contact information. This section is still under construction so please check back for updates. 


GK-12 Graduate Grant 

Website: GK-12 Graduate Grant

Five-year grant by the National Science Foundation which supports sending  8 graduate students in mathematics and the sciences (GK-12 Fellows) into classrooms in Englewood and Jefferson County schools starting fall of 2008 to help build a learning community and assist science and mathematics teachers.Working with grades 6-8, GK-12 Fellows will focus on many facets of education in the middle grades in cooperation with a science and mathematics teacher with supervision by Mathematics and Science faculty from UC Denver.


IGERT: Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Grant

Website: IGERT

UC Denver received a prestigious $3.2M Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an innovative inter-disciplinary graduate program on sustainable urban infrastructure. The award supports 26 doctoral students during the five-year grant period from 2007-2012. The graduate program, the first of its kind in the country for its breadth across disciplines, spans the Colleges of Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Public Affairs, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Northeast Front Range Mathematics /Science Partnership


This grant funds 90 additional teachers from four school districts (St. Vrain, Platte Canyon, Fort Lupton, and Adams 12) to participate in the Rocky Mountain Middle School Math and Science Partnership summer institutes. In addition, funding will be used to develop an articulation team of Teacher Leaders and higher education faculty to work on issues of secondary-post-secondary articulation.  The articulation team will analyze student work at the middle and high school levels and introductory college level for comparison and delineation of expectations. They will also make reciprocal classroom visits to view the secondary-college interface from the perspective of the “other” side.


Anschutz Medical Campus Current Education Grants (coming soon)


College of Liberal Arts and Science Current Education Grants (coming soon)


School of Education and Human Development Current Education Grants

The School of Education and Human Development conducts research in a variety of areas ranging from the impact of science teachers on student learning to instructional coaching methods for educators working with English language learners.  Please review our current grants to see the breadth of SEHD’s faculty research projects and expertise.


School of Public Affairs Current Grants

Please review our current grants here.

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