Grants Awarded to NLU

FY 2011

Corporate & Foundation

 

Funding Agency

Project Name

Faculty

Award

Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust

School-wide Literacy Improvement Collaborative

Sue McMahon

650,000

CME Group Foundation

Math Access for Teachers and Home Care Providers (MATH)

Kathy Sheridan

456,000

Children's First Fund @ CPS

School-wide Literacy Improvement Collaborative

Sue McMahon

135,000

Joyce Foundation

Leadership Policy & Research Initiative

Paula Bloom

75,000

Grand Victoria Foundation

BAS

Paula Bloom

50,000

Pritzker Early Childhood Foundation

Aim4Excellence

Paula Bloom

25,000

Fred J. Brunner Foundation

PACE

Carol Burns

25,000

IME-BECAS

Harrison Fellows

Ana Marie Soto

20,000

USBBY

Center for Teaching Through Children's Books

Junko Yokota

16,000

Corsortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)

Evaluation of CLOCC's "Healthy Schools" Inititiative

S. Fromm-Reed, J. Viola

11,592

FDC Foundation

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

10,000

Helen Brach

P.A.C.E.

Carol Burns

10,000

Great River Bend

Aim4Excellence

Paula Bloom

10,000

Kaplan Early Learning Company

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

7,500

The Pajeau Children's Foundation

Project ALL

Donna Ogle

5,000

Grover Hermann

P.A.C.E.

Carol Burns

5,000

IL Campus Compact/ISBE

Service Learning Education Award

Virginia Jagla

5,000

SunGard

Scholarship

Kent Kent

4,000

William Blair Company

Literacy

Camille Blachowicz

3,000

Abbott

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

2,500

AON Hewitt

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

2,000

Branagh Information Group

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

2,000

Fred and Marcia Emmett

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

2,000

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

1,000

Harrison and Company

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

1,000

Lakeshore Learning

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

1,000

New Horizons

Leadership Connections

Paula Bloom

1,000

Wasie Foundation

Wasie Scholars

Jennifer Harris

916

Corporate & Foundation Subtotal

   

$1,536,508

 

Government and Other

Project Name

Faculty

Award

IL Board of Higher Education ICCAP

Capital Program

Marty Mickey

495,049

CPS

Coaching for Results

Paula Bloom

103,000

CPS

TCC Follow-Up

Paula Bloom

43,000

CPS

Go for the Gold

Paula Bloom

100,000

IDHS

Quality Counts

Paula Bloom

1,390,000

IDHS

TCC, DTT, & FCC (Taking Charge of Change)

Paula Bloom

353,000

US Department of Education

(3-C's): Providing Students w/Disabilities Quality Higher Ed

Susan Gabel

290,782

US Department of Education- Subcontract Chicago Board of Education & City of Chicago (through 2011)

Striving Readers

Donna Ogle

47,000

US Dept of Education -Teacher Quality Partnership

AUSL/NLU/CPS: Teacher Quality Partnership - TQP

Shaunti Knauth

2,727,463

US Dept of Education - Teacher Quality Partnership

Chicago Teacher Pipeline Partnership - CTPP (Subcontract)

Robinson-Lyles/O'Conner

289,649

US Department of Education National Center for Education Research (NCER)/University of Wyoming (Subcontract)

IES Vocabulary Project (Yr 2 of 3)

Camille Blachowicz

171,577

US Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition

ESL STEM Success Grant   

K. Lems/ J. Stegemollar

323,223

US Department of Education i3 Scale Up (subcontract with Ohio State)

Reading Recovery

MaryAnn Poparad

354,303

National Endowment for the Humanities

Landmarks of American History

M. Newman/C.Spirou

149,175

IL State Board of Education Beginning Teacher Induction

Turnaround Induction

Ignacio Lopez

79,676

US Department of Education- NIU Subcontract CPS

Gear Up High School Matters

Lynette Emmons

60,000

US Department of Education FIPSE (3 years $750,000)

A Faculty Residency for High-Need Schools

D. Salmon/W. Gardiner

250,000

Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS)

CECL

Paula Bloom

143,625

Government and Other Subtotal

   

$7,370,522

       

Total Awarded

   

$8,907,030

 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658

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