Workshop to assist Minority-serving Institutions to Prepare and Submit Competitive Proposals in the 2019
NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Competition 

May 31-June 1, 2019

                                                        Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport

1739 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD  


Purpose: To build research capacity at MSIs by increasing the competitiveness and success
   of  STEM/Education faculty investigators in NSF’s Noyce Program

Thursday, May 30


5:00-9:00 PM   Early Registration

All sessions will be held in Salon A except as noted on the Breakout Group Assignment Sheets

FRIDAY, May 31 – Day One


8:30           Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00           Opening Plenary Session
Welcome, Introductions, Review of Agenda and E-Resource File
Ivory A. Toldson, President and CEO, QEM Network  

9:30          NSF Policy and Compliance Essentials (Click here for Presentation)


  • Noyce Program Specific Requirements

  • NSF Merit Review Criteria

   Sandra Richardson, Noyce Program Lead and
 Karen Keene, Program Director
     Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
   Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE)
  Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
   National Science Foundation (NSF)

 10:15           Break

 10:30         NSF Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Overview (Click here for Presentation)

  • Program Introduction

  • Noyce Project Activities 

  • Strengths & Weaknesses in Funded/Declined Submissions

Kathleen Bergin, Noyce Program Co-Lead 
Tamara Floyd-Smith, Program Director and
Jennifer Lewis,  Program Director
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)


 12:00         Noyce Budget Considerations (Click here for Presentation)
Sandra Richardson, Noyce Program Lead 
Jennifer Lewis, Program Director  

12:30         Working Luncheon Keynote Presentation
Integrating Societal and Community Priorities in STEM Education Workforce  
Preparation, Recruitment, and Retention K-12 STEM Teachers
Chance Lewis
Professor and Chair of Urban Education, 
Department of Middle, Secondary & K-12 Education
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and QEM Consultant

1:30      Using a Logic Model to Describe Goals, Objectives, Performance Indicators,
 Project Outcomes and evaluation plan
Mark Melton
Professor of Biology/Dean, College of Sciences, Mathematics and Health
Saint Augustine’s University, and QEMConsultant

2:00            Break        

2:15            Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Institutional Teams Meet with QEM Consultants and
NSF Noyce Program Officers
  -Institutional Teams Discuss Proposal Ideas and Review Initial Feedback

5:15           Break/Reflection Time for Teams

6:00           Working Dinner: Making the Connection: a conversation with Noyce PIs 
and high-need local educational agency representatives

  Moderator: Ivory Toldson

Joel Bratton, Family Community Engagement Specialist
 Baltimore City Public Schools
Antwan Perry, Coordinator, Student Empowerment & Equity Programs
Office of the Chief of Equity
 District of Columbia Public Schools
Luria Young, QEM Consultant
Judith Quander, QEM Consultant

 7:30       Adjournment, Day One

SATURDAY, June 1 – Day Two


 8:00     Buffet Breakfast and Networking Session

 8:30    Plenary Session:Building Capacity through Collaborations and Partnerships  
- Establishing and Nurturing MSIs/School System Partnerships for a Noyce Project

                  Luria Young, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (Retired)
                           Southern University and A&M College

 9:30     Project Data Collection and Analysis
   - Tracking and Monitoring Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients
    - Data Management and Reporting

                 Judith Quander, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
     University of Houston Downtown

10:00     Break

10:15    Concurrent Breakout Sessions(continued from Day One) 
   Teams Discuss/Review their Revised Proposals with QEM Consultants


12:15       Working Plenary Lunch
Development/Enhancement of  an MSI Noyce 
    Community of Practice 
-Aligning Noyce Projects with Current K-12 Education Reform Efforts
–Exploring Strategies for Cultivating Relationships and Building Partnerships
with other MSIs as well as current Noyce Projects in their region

                   Zewelanji Serpell
    Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
  Virginia Commonwealth University, and QEM Consultant

  1:00     Overview of QEM NSF-supported Noyce Technical Assistance
Althea Burns, QEM Associate

  1:15     Institutional Teams will share sext steps and technical assistance needs
        Each institutional team will prepare/submit an assessment of the
   team’s next steps and proposal development needs to assess their needs for
   post-workshop technical assistance 

              Moderator: Mark Melton, QEM Consultant

2:15     Completion of On-line Evaluation- Workshop Feedback Questionnaire

2:30       Adjournment