NC State
STEM Career Awareness

Externally Funded

2018-2021 Blanchard, M. R., Gutierrez, K. S., & Hoyle, K. S. (2017). Sustaining STEM Career Clubs in Rural North Carolina. (Funded). Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Student Science Enrichment Program. $179,061/3 years. Project Director.

 

2014-2017 Blanchard, M. R., Painter, J., Gray, D., Alsbury, T. L., Denson, C., Williams, B., Ragan, S., & Johnson, J. (Funded). STEM Career Clubs: Enhancing the potential of underrepresented students in STEM careers through a Strategic Teaming Model. National Science Foundation, $1,199,625/3 years. Lead author, Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2014-2017 Ragan, S., Painter, J., Blanchard, M. R. (Funded). The Modeling Project: Enhancing Biology and Physical Science Instruction. Math & Science Partnership Grant, Department of Public Instruction, NC, $1,468,518.00/3 years. Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2015 Rider, T., Blanchard, M. R., & Cho, S. Building Energy Toolkit Program. (Funded). Dominion K-12 Educational Partnership grant. Dominion Foundation, $10,000/1 year. Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2010-2014 Blanchard, M. R. (2010). STEM Teams: Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) career interest, skills, and knowledge through Strategic Teaming. (Funded). ITEST Strategies, National Science Foundation, $1,199,963.00/4 years. Principal Investigator.

 

2010-2014 Williams, B. & Blanchard, M. R. (2010). STEM Teams: Student Scholar Camp. Promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) career interest, skills, and knowledge. (Funded). BelleJAR Foundation, $100,000.00/4 years. Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2011-2012 Blanchard, M. R. & M. G. Jones. (2011). The Science Scholars Academy II: Developing 21st Century Teacher Scholars. (Funded). NC Quest initiative, U.S. Department of Education, $149,994.00/18 mos. Principal Investigator.

 

2010-2011 Jones, M. G. & Blanchard, M. R. (2010). The Science Scholars Academy: Developing 21st Century Teacher Scholars. (Funded.) NC Quest initiative, U.S. Department of Education, $281,394.00/18 mos. Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2009-2010 Blanchard, M. R., & Grable, L. L. (2009). SMART for Teachers: Science and Mathematics Achievement through enRiched Technology for Teachers, Phase II. (Funded). NC Quest initiative, U.S. Department of Education, $148,965.00/18 mos. Principal Investigator.

 

2008-2009 Blanchard, M. R., & Grable, L. L. (2008). SMART for Teachers: Science and Mathematics Achievement through enRiched Technology for Teachers. (Funded.) NC Quest initiative, U.S. Department of Education, $296,965.00/18 mos. Principal Investigator.

 

2008-2011 Moore, K., Penick, J. & Blanchard, M. R. (2008.) Burroughs Wellcome Fund Scholars Fund. (Funded.) University of North Carolina General Administration, $235,000.00/3 years. Co-Principal Investigator.

 

2005 Blanchard, M. R., Southerland, S. A., & Granger, E. M. (2005). Assessment of student learning in a laboratory setting: A quantitative study of inquiry-based versus traditional science teaching methods. (Funded). Multi-University Reading, Mathematics, and Science Initiative, U.S. Department of Education. $66,281.25/1 year. Grant Writer, Researcher, and Project Director.

 

Internally Funded

2013 Blanchard, M. R., Keene, K. A. & Gray, D. L. (2013). The STEM career club: Enhancing the potential of underrepresented students in STEM careers through an after school club. (Funded). University Extension Grant, North Carolina State University, $10,000.00/1 year. Principal Investigator.

 

2011 Blanchard, M. R. (2011). Flip For STEM Careers. (Funded). University Extension Grant, North Carolina State University, $10,000.00/1 year. Principal Investigator.

 

2007 Blanchard, M. R. (2007). Comparing the Relative Effectiveness of Two Follow-Up Methods in supporting and sustaining Teacher Professional Development: Videoconferencing versus Face-to-Face Technical Support. (Funded). Faculty Research Professional Development Grant, North Carolina State University, $8,000.00/1 year. Principal Investigator.

 

2007 Grable, L. L., Wiebe, E., & Blanchard, M. R. (2007). Middle Grades in the 21st Century: Science and Mathematics. (Funded). University Extension Grant, North Carolina State University, $10,000.00/1 year. Co-Principal Investigator.