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Seven projects receive Eisenhower funds
OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami University has received seven awards
totaling $391,588 from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development
The Ohio Board of Regents approved the release of more than $1.8 million to
support 31 separate mathematics and science education improvement projects,
linking 18 of Ohio's colleges and universities with school systems across the
The Miami recipients, their awards and projects are as follows:
Johnny Hill, associate professor of teacher education, and Rosemary Garmann,
Hamilton County Education Service Center, $30,240, "TQM for TQS: Top Quality
Mathematics for Top Quality Students."
Iris DeLoach Johnson, assistant professor of teacher education, $35,658,
"Miami Integrated Mathematics Project."
Robert G. McWilliams, professor of geology emeritus, and Richard E. Lee Jr.,
professor of zoology, $89,308, "Using Native American Stories to Attain Ohio
Elementary School Competency-based Science Standards."
Anita Roychoudhury, associate professor of teacher education, Miami University
Hamilton, $25,056, "Science is Doing and Asking: Collaboration Between Miami
University and Local Schools."
Catherine H. Mulligan, instructor, and Robert M. Dieffenbach, associate
"The Ohio Inquiry Precalculus Consortium."
Arlyne M. Sarquis, associate professor of chemistry, L. Handler and L Hogue,
chemical education, Miami University Middletown, $89,780, "Science Integration
in Today's Elementary Schools VI."
Arlyne M. Sarquis, associate professor of chemistry, Miami University
Middletown, $94,549, "Teaching Science with TOYS--Targeting Ohio."
Eisenhower Program projects are designed to provide sustained, intensive,
high-quality professional development opportunities for practicing teachers and
address the special needs of populations that historically have lacked access
to equal educational opportunities in the area of science and mathematics.