ALERT: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program 16-559
Full Proposal Deadline:  September 6, 2016

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Proposal Development Follow-up Workshop for the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel • 1739 West Nursery Road • Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

July 8-9, 2016

AGENDA

Purpose:    To assist institutional teams in the preparation of more competitive proposals for submission
                  in the FY 2016 Noyce competition

FRIDAY, JULY 8

AM

 8:30          Registration and Continental Breakfast                                              Concourse A Foyer

 9:00          Opening Plenary Session:                                                                           Concourse A

                  -Welcome, Introductions, and Review of Workshop Purpose
                  -Review of Workshop Packet and Agenda

                        Ivory Toldson, President, QEM Network

 9:15          -Overview of NSF and the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Tracks
                  -Strengths and Weaknesses in Funded/Non-funded Noyce Proposals

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

10:30         Break

10:45         Concurrent Breakout Sessions with NSF Program Officers (Part I):

Mock Panel Review of a Noyce Proposal

Session A – A Closer Look at Track 1: Scholarships & Stipends                                          Coal Harbour
                     Kathleen Bergin, Lead Program Director, NSF

Session B – A Closer Look at Track 3: Master Teaching Fellowships                                       Heathrow
                      Sandra Richardson, Co-Lead Program Director, NSF

NOON/PM

12:00         Plenary Luncheon Session:                                                                                       Concourse A
                Preparation, Recruitment, and Retention of K-12 STEM Teachers
                  -An Overview of Capacity Building Proposals and Track 4: Noyce Research for the Noyce Program
                              Kathleen Bergin and Sandra Richardson
                                    Noyce Program Directors, NSF

  1:30         Institutional Teams Meet with Program Officers   (based on sign-up sheet schedule)
                  (10-15 minute one-on-one sessions to discuss proposal plans)
                              Kathleen Bergin and Sandra Richardson
                              Noyce Program Directors, NSF

  2:30         Concurrent Breakout Sessions with NSF Program Officers (Part II):
                   Discussion of Data Collection, Timelines, Budgets, and Evaluation Plans

Session A – A Closer Look at Track 1: Scholarships & Stipends                             Coal Harbour
                                     
Kathleen Bergin, Noyce Program Director, NSF

Session B – A Closer Look at Track 3: Master Teaching Fellowships                            Heathrow
                                      Sandra Richardson, Noyce Program Director, NSF

  3:30         Break

 

  3:45 –      Four Concurrent Breakout / One-on-One Sessions with QEM Consultants:

  5:45         Institutional Teams Meet with QEM Consultants    (see assignment sheet)
                 -Institutional Teams Share General Feedback from Reviewer Comments
                  -Preparation of Proposal Narrative

o   Goals, Objectives, Intellectual Merit, and Broader Impacts
o  
Project Management, Timelines, and Budgets
o  
Preparation of Logic Model

                  Group 1:                                                                                           Concourse A – front

Costello Brown, Former Dean of Graduate Studies and
          Research and Professor of Chemistry (Retired)
          California State University-Los Angeles and QEM Consultant

 

                  Group 2:                                                                                           Concourse A – back

Josephine Davis, Professor of Mathematics
            Fort Valley State University, and QEM Consultant

                  Group 3:                                                                                                          Heathrow

Eric Mintz, Professor of Chemistry
     Clark Atlanta University, and QEM Consultant

                  Group 4:                                                                                                   Coal Harbour

Luria Young, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and
     Rosalie Guidry Daste Endowed Professor in Urban Education
     Southern University and A&M College, and QEM Consultant

 

  5:00–     Institutional Teams Meet with Program Officers   (based on sign-up sheet schedule)

  6:00         (10-15 minute one-on-one sessions to discuss proposal plans)
                              Kathleen Bergin and Sandra Richardson
                              Noyce Program Directors, NSF

  6:00         Plenary Dinner Session:                                                                                  Concourse A

                  Moderator:            Costello Brown, QEM Consultant

                  -What Research Tells Us about Effective Teacher Preparation Programs
                            Luria Young,  QEM Consultant

(Dinner Break)

                  -Essential On- and Off-campus Organizational and Structural Elements Required for Successful
                   Preparation and Implementation of Noyce Proposal
s

                 Opening Remarks:      Josephine Davis, QEM Consultant
                Panel of Noyce Principal Investigators ((PIs):
                Current PIs share Project Planning/Implementation Experiences

                              -Martin Bonsangue, California State University–Fullerton
                              -Whitney Johnson, Morgan State University
                              -Eric Mintz, Clark Atlanta University
                              -Shannon Sung, Spelman College

  8:00         Adjournment, Day One

Overnight Assignment:
Teams incorporate feedback from day one sessions into their proposal components AND prepare
revised project summaries.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

AM

  8:30         Buffet Breakfast                                                                                      Concourse A Foyer

  9:00         Plenary Session:                                                                                              Concourse A

                  -Establishing and Nurturing Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) /
                    School System Partnerships for a Noyce Project

                              Josephine Davis, QEM Consultant

  9:30         -Recruitment Strategies and STEM/Education Partnership Building
                  -Preparation of a Data Management Plan
                  -Tracking and Monitoring Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients
                              Eric Mintz, QEM Consultant

10:15         Break

10:30         Four Concurrent Breakout / One-on-One Sessions with QEM Consultants (continued)
                  Institutional Teams Meet with QEM Consultants    (same Groups as Day One)

-Discussion of Revised Project Summaries

-Continued Preparation of Proposal Narrative
        o   Project Assessment and Evaluation Plans (including Tracking/Monitoring)
      o   Project Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting; Data Management Plan
      o   Update Logic Models

                  Group 1:   Costello Brown, QEM Consultant                                 Concourse A – front
                  Group 2:   Josephine Davis, QEM Consultant                                Concourse A – back
                  Group 3:   Eric Mintz, QEM Consultant                                         Heathrow
                  Group 4:   Luria Young, QEM Consultant                                      Coal Harbour

PM
12:30
        Plenary Session: Working Lunch
                  -Assessment and Evaluation Plan for Noyce Projects
                              Luria Young, QEM Consultant

                  -Sustainability of a Noyce Scholarship Project: Opportunities and Barriers
                              Luria Young, QEM Consultant

                  -Closing Comments from QEM Consultants and Staff

  1:30         Small Group Discussions (Next Steps):
                   Institutional Teams Share with Peers the Next Steps they Plan to Take to Further Improve their Noyce Proposals
                      (including potential Recruitment Strategies and Collaboration Plans)
                                           facilitated by QEM Staff and Consultants

Consultants/QEM will ask each institutional team to prepare and submit
an outline of next steps to facilitate post-workshop technical assistance

2:30           Adjournment