Batsche and Curtis Awarded $2.27 Million Grant

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2008) - George Batsche, professor of psychological and social foundations in the College of Education, and Michael Curtis, professor of psychological and social foundations in the College of Education, have been awarded $2,272,642 from the Florida Department of Education for a one-year Student Support Services (SSS) Exceptional Student Education project.

The project aims to: 1) Provide technical assistance and training support to districts, schools, agencies and families; 2) provide support to the FLDOE and related state agencies; 3) develop and generate training resources and advanced technology and 4) acquire the technical expertise and resources necessary to complete tasks required by the FLDOE.