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Leena Furtado, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Education

Department: Education

Office: LIB D407
Phone Extension: x2743
Email Username: lfurtado

Area of Expertise: none given
Summary: none given

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Research Funding/Awards (1997-)

  • Director of Title V-Part B (POPHA)-Post-baccalaureate Hispanic Education Grant ($2.5million) grant proposal for all 24 Masters Program at CSUDH. “Promoting Excellence in Graduate Studies -(PEGS).” (October, 2010-September, 2015). See news article here.
  • Co-Director and PI of HP Catalyst Grant (150,000). “Virtual Learning: Collaboration, Construction in STEM+ Learning.” August 2010-2012. (CSUDH & CAMS). 
  • Collaborated in writing the Title V-STEM grant with Dr. William Franklin (2011). The RFP submission option was not offered by Dept of Education.
  • Initiated and held discussion with Dr. Kamal Hamdan to support the TTT grant from (2009-) with a MA: Curriculum and Instruction (Science Option) program.
  • Submitted (May, 2009) to California Post-Secondary Education Commission (CPEC) grant proposal for ($1 million) in collaboration with Montebello Unified School District and WestEd K-12 Alliance. “SUI Academic Achievement Partnership.” The proposal did not get accepted. Received the WASC mini-grant ($4000) for Civic Engagement study for 2006-2007.
  • Member, SCALE/QED Grant - (2005-) Elementary and Secondary Science curriculum courses and professional development in the MA: Curriculum and Instruction program option for K-12 teachers in Los Angeles
  • Received CSUDH Teaching and Learning Center Research Grant for $1600 to pursue program improvement research study 2003-2004.  
  • Received the Dean's Research fund for 2000 ($2500).
  • Received Service Learning Grant ($3,500) for 2001-2002.
  • Awarded 3 units of assigned time for Spring 1999 to implement a language immersion program at Parkridge Elementary School, Corona/Norco School District, Riverside County, California. 
  • Received the Deans ($3,500) to collect data in India for post doctoral dissertation research.  
  • Received $1,200.00 from the Sally Casanova Memorial Research Development Awards program, Nov 1997. “English Immersion Through Spanish Instruction” pilot study to be developed, implemented, and documented at the Corona/Norco Unified School District by June 1998.

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