Western Kentucky University

Funded Programs

Funded Grants, Contracts and Programs (1989-2012)

"WKU-Habitat for Humanity Green Infrastructure Statewide Demonstraton" funded by the Kentucky Division of Water, 2010 – 2013, ($655,000)

"The KUPEE Energy Initiative," funded by the National Council for National and Community Service, 2009 – 2011, ($1,540,000)

"The Earth Force Pre-service Project," funded by EarthForce and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2008 – 2009, ($10,000)

"Change Over Time: Environmental Problem Solving Using Mathematics, Science and Other Subjects," funded by Murray State University, 2008 – 2009, ($56,000)

"Meeting National Standards in Environmental Education," funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 2008 – 2010, ($21,250)

"Engaging Students for Environmental Change," funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 2007 – 2009, ($103,000)

"Environmental Education: Awareness to Action II," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education, 2008 – 2009, ($57,000)

"Environmental Education: Awareness to Action," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education, 2007 – 2008, ($54,000)

"Environmental Problem Solving," funded by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education through an MOA from Murray State University, 2007 – 2008, ($54,000)

"Education for Sustainability," funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council. 2006 – 2008 ($112,000)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2006-2007 ($5,000)

"Watershed Education: Problems and Promises," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education through an MOA from Murray State University, 2006-2007 ($56,548)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2005-2006. ($5,000)

"Non-point Source Public Education Program," funded by the Kentucky Division of Water. 2004-2006, ($107,742)

"Environmental Education Endorsement for Teachers," funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council. 2005-2006 ($19,500).

"Comprehensive Commonwealth Water Education Program," funded by the Kentucky Division of Water. 2004-2006$ (35,000).

"GM Green (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network)," funded by General Motors and Earth Force. 2005-2006 ($2,000).

"Biodiversity in the Natural and Cultural World," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education through an MOA from Murray State University, 2005-2006 ($25,258)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2004‑2005. ($5,000) 

"Watersheds for Science and Mathematics," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education through an MOA from Murray State University, 2004-2006. ($37,100)

"Comparing Watersheds Across the Commonwealth of Kentucky," funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education through an MOA from Murray State University, 2003‑2004. ($50,000)

"Using the Environment As an Integrating Context," funded by the U.S. Department through an MOA with Murray State University, 2002‑2004. ($51,000)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2003‑2004. ($5,000) 

The River: An Educational Resource for Improving Math and Science Teaching," funded by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Edcuation, 2001 - 2003 ($74,970)

"Utility Management Institute - Phase IV," funded by the Kentucky Rural Water Association, 2001 - 2002. ($25,000)

"The River Institute: Creating Educational Partnerships in the Green and Tradewater River Basins," funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, through the Kentucky Division of Water, 2001 - 2005. ($306,889)

"Project Wild," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2001 - 2002, ($5,000)

"The River: A Resource for Improving Math and Science Content," funded by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 2000 - 2002 ($53,084)

"Utility Management Institute - Phase III", funded by the Kentucky Rural Water Association, 2000-01. ($25,000)

"Extending the NOVA Network Through Kentucky IDEAs," funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000 - 2002 ($61,322)

"Schoolyard Ecosystems and Middle School Science," funded by the Tennessee Aquarium, 1999 - 2001 ($18,000)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 2000 - 2001 ($5,000)

"The River: A Resource for Improving Math and Science Content," funded by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 1999 - 2000 ($43,036)

"The Ecology Workshop for Middle School Teachers," funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 2000 - 2001 ($8,000)

"Kentucky Biodiversity Curriculum Project," funded by the Kentucky Biodiversity Council and the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 1999 - 2000 ($6,000)

"Utility Management Institute", funded by the Kentucky Rural Water Association, 1999-00. ($25,000)

"Project WILD," funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 1999 - 2000 ($5,000)

"The Kentucky Agriculture and the Environment Leadership Institute", funded by Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc., 1999-2000 ($26,600)

"The Green River Watch Education Initiatives", funded by the Kentucky Division of Conservation, 1998-99. ($83,700)

"Utility Management Institute", funded by the Kentucky Rural Water Association, 1998-99. ($20,200)

"Regional Coordination of Project WILD", funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 1998-99. ($5,000)

"Making Connections Between Math, Science, and Technology Through An Environmental Theme.", funded by NASA through Project NOVA, 1998-99. ($26,669)

"Outdoor Classrooms as Vehicles for Change", funded by the Council on Postsecondary Education, 1998-99. ($37,000)

"Agriculture and the Environment Leadership Institute", funded by the Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc., 1998 -99. ($17,888)

"Regional Coordination of Project WILD", funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 1997-98. ($7,000)

"Teaching About Agriculture and the Environment", funded by the Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc., 1997 -98. ($17,888)

"Bringing PRISM to the Schools", funded by the National Science Foundation (through a subcontract with the Kentucky Department of Education), 1996-97. ($75,000)

"Enhancing Math and Science Through Outdoor Classroom Experiences", funded by the Council on Higher Education, 1995-97. ($33,237)

"Regional Coordination of Project WILD", funded by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, 1996-97. ($7,000)

"Environmental Education Resource School Training", funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 1997. ($6,000)

"Outdoor Classroom Video Guide", funded by the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, 1996. ($4,500).

"Teaching About Agriculture and the Environment", funded by the Kentucky Agriculture and Environment in the Classroom, Inc., 1996 - 97. ($17,888)

"PRISM Science Specialist Initiative," funded by the Council on Higher Education (through a subcontract with the University of Louisville), 1995 - 96. ($41,351)

"PRISM - Science Specialists Component," funded by the National Science Foundation to train science specialists for grades 6-8, 1995 - 1996. ($40,657)

"Grade 4-5 Instruction and Curriculum Development in Partnership with PRISM," funded by the Council on Higher Education (through a subcontract with the University of Louisville), 1993 - 1995. ($35,649)

"PRISM - Science Specialists Component," funded by the National Science Foundation to train science specialists for grades 4-5, 1993 - 1994. ($81,537)

"Networking in Environmental Education - Phase I," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide environmental education services for schools in south central Kentucky, 1993 - 1994. ($7,500).

"Kentucky Primary Science Resource Specialists," funded by the Council on Higher Education to train primary science specialists, 1992 - 1994. ($37,016)

"Partnership for Reform Initiatives in Science and Mathematics," funded by the Kentucky Department of Education to train primary grades science specialists, 1993. ($39,721)

"Energy Sourcebook for Primary Grades,"funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to field test energy curriculum activities, 1992 - 1993. ($12,000) 

"Making Connections in Math/Science for Primary Teachers," funded by the Council on Higher Education to train primary teachers in science and math, 1992 - 1993. ($38,336)

"TVA Base," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide environmental education services to schools, 1992 - 1993. ($5,000)

"TVA Base," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide environmental education services to schools, 1991 - 1992. ($5,000)

"District 2 Math/Science Alliance," funded by the Council on Higher Education to coordinate math/science alliances, 1991. ($10,000)

"A Partnership Approach to Science Teaching," funded by the Council on Higher Education to enhance science education in Simpson County, 1991 -1992. ($20,000)

"District 2 Math/Science Alliance," funded by the Council on Higher Education to form an alliance of teachers, 1991 - 1992. ($10,000)

"Preparing Energy Sourcebook K-2," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to develop energy curriculum activities for primary teachers, 1991 - 1992. ($25,295)

"Radon Community Action Guide," funded by the Kentucky Cabinet for Human Resources to develop a radon action guide, 1991. ($3,000)

"Guidelines for Success," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to develop a guide for developing Environmental Education centers, 1991. ($3,000)

"TVA Base," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide environmental education services to schools, 1989 - 1990. ($11,000)

"District 2 - Math/Science Alliance," funded by the Council on Higher Education to form an alliance of teachers, 1990 - 1991. ($10,000)

"Testing Activities from Energy Sourcebook - Grades 7-9," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to field test energy activities, 1990 - 1991. ($21,620)

"Distribution of Energy Sourcebook - High School Unit," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to distribute energy activities, 1990 - 1991. ($3,000) 

"Nonpoint Source Pollution Project," funded by the Kentucky Division of Water to develop multi-media materials on non-point source pollution, 1990. ($10,000)

"Radon Curriculum Development Project," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to develop radon curriculum materials, 1990. ($3,000)

"Energy Sourcebook 7-9," funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority to develop energy education materials, 1989 - 1990. ($27,000)

 Last Modified 7/22/13