The Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) was created in 2007 as one of a national consortium of Clinical and Translational Science Institutes (CTSI) funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The Drew Charter School Partners on Innovation grant provides over $1 million over three years to support the creation of new applied learning opportunities for Drew’s approximately 900 K-8th grade students.
Principal Investigator(s): Meltem Alemdar
The Robert Noyce Scholarship Program, administered through the National Science Foundation (NSF), was developed in an effort to address the need for more Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics professionals to pursue teaching careers in K-12 schools.
Principal Investigator(s): Meltem Alemdar, Jeremy Lingle
The purpose of this research is to measure the impact of new classroom practices described in the Learning for Life Vision of the Westminster Strategic Plan in the areas of a) 21st century skills such as creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, and leadership, b) interest and engagement in the classroom, c) faculty professional development, d) school culture change, e) technology integration, and f) student self efficacy.