Grants Awarded to NLU

FY 2012

Corporate & Foundation

 

Funding Source

Project Title

Continuation/
Renewal

New Funding

Project Director

Amount

Fred J. Brunner Foundation

PACE/Scholarship

 

1

Carol Burns

25,000

Pritzker Foundation

Aim4Excellence

 

1

Sue Offutt

20,000

Pajeau

Project Tall

 

1

Amy Correra

5000

Duchossis Family Foundation

IL Writing Project

 

1

Steve Zemmelmen

8,000

CME Group Foundation

MATH Project

1

 

Kathleen Sheridan

156,290

McCormick Foundation ($750,000 over over 3 years)

E2 Initiative

 

1

Tom Bergman

250,000

FDC Foundation

BAS

 

1

Sue Offutt

20,000

Campus Compact

Service Learning

 

1

Ginny Jagla

4,000

U. S. Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)

NLU's Center for Teaching through Children's Books (CTCB)

1

 

Junko Yokota

16,000

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend/Community Endowment

A4X Impact Study

 

1

Paula Bloom

10,000

Corporate & Foundation Subtotal

2

8

 

$514,290

 

Government and Other

Funding Source

Project Title

Continuation/
Renewal

New Funding

Project Director

Amount

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

A Faculty Residency for High-Need Schools

1

 

D. Salmon/W. Gardiner

250,000

CPS

Coaching for Results

1

 

Paula Bloom

105,000

CPS

TCC Follow-Up

1

 

Paula Bloom

45,000

CPS

Go for the Gold

1

 

Paula Bloom

103,000

IDHS

Quality Counts

1

 

Paula Bloom

1,390,000

IDHS

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

1

 

Paula Bloom

353,000

US Dept of Education -Teacher Quality Partnership

AUSL/NLU/CPS: Teacher Quality Partnership - TQP

1

 

Shaunti Knauth

2,726,435

US Dept of Education - Teacher Quality Partnership

Chicago Teacher Pipeline Partnership - CTPP (Subcontract)

1

 

Robinson-Lyles/O'Conner

417,771

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

IES Vocabulary Project (Yr 3 of 3)

1

 

Camille Blachowicz

188,040

US Department of Education Office of English Language Acquisition   
(5 years total/$1.764)

ESL STEM Success Grant

5

 

K. Lems/J. Stegemoller

399,570

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

Reading Recovery

1

 

MaryAnn Poparad

634,300

ISBE Procurement (Must re-apply annually over 5 years)

Evaluation of Preschool for ALL Block Grant

 

1

Bloom/Offut

853,796

IL Writing Project

IL Writing Project

1

 

Steve Zemelman

35,000

US Dept of Ed GEAR UP (subcontract with NEIU)

High School PD for GEAR UP

1

 

Lynette Emmons

68,159

Department of Family and Support Services

Head Start Support Services

1

 

Paula Bloom

75,000

           

Government and Other Subtotal

 

18

2

 

$7,644,071

           

Total Awarded

 

15

10

 

$8,158,361

 

 

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
    (888) 658.8632

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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, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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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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