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Mary Louise Hemmeter

Vanderbilt earns $6.6M in special education training grants

Nov. 2, 2018—The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development has received five grants totaling $6.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.

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Does watching Sesame Street make kids kinder?

Jan. 5, 2018—A grant of more than $100,000 from Sesame Workshop will support a new Vanderbilt study on kindness.

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App will help children with disabilities and challenging behavior

Nov. 11, 2016—A new app has been funded to help parents of young children with disabilities to manage challenging behaviors.

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Pyramid Model could reduce preschool expulsion rate

Sep. 26, 2016—Preschoolers are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Education researchers available to comment on Metro Schools’ next steps

Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.

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New curriculum brings more science and math to pre-K

Nov. 6, 2015—A new curriculum developed by Peabody College's Mary Louise Hemmeter and others and launching in January closes the gap on math and science education in pre-k classrooms.

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Media Advisory: Pre-K panel is Sept. 24

Sep. 22, 2015—A panel discussion will continue the discourse on prekindergarten issues facing policymakers.

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Hemmeter receives McEvoy Award for special education research

Oct. 30, 2014—Mary Louise “M.L.” Hemmeter has received the Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

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Federal education official, Mayor Karl Dean to tour Susan Gray School Sept. 11

Sep. 10, 2014—Yudin and Dean will learn about early childhood education programs during the Vanderbilt visit.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements

Nov. 2, 2012—Connie Vinita Dowell, dean of libraries, has been elected to the board of the Association of Research Libraries, a nonprofit membership organization of the leading research libraries in the United States and Canada. ARL comprises 125 libraries at comprehensive, research-intensive institutions that share similar missions, aspirations and achievements, and currently focuses on three strategic directions:...

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Sponsored Research awards for February 2011

Mar. 25, 2011—The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in February that the following grants in excess of $25,000 had been awarded: Theodore A. Bapty, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received an award in the amount of $899,438 by the Department of Defense for “BCTM-Battle Command Systems Prototype.”  Sandeep Neema and Jason M. Scott are co-principal...

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Vanderbilt University to collaborate on new $40 million National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning

Nov. 9, 2010—Helping foster children’s learning and readiness for school through the federal Head Start program is the goal of a new National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning, created this fall with a $40 million grant from the Office of Head Start.

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