Project ExCEL Graduate Research Assistantship Opening

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The College of Education and Human Development’s Project ExCEL is a federally funded Jacob K. Javits grant research program.  Project ExCEL uses Problem-Based Learning as a platform to find and serve high ability low income students.  The program is currently seeking a Graduate Research Assistant.  

General Responsibilities

This 20-hour/week position will support the implementation of Project ExCEL, a federally funded program; this position will report to the Project Director/Project Manager on the timely completion of project goals. Key responsibilities in this job include conducting fieldwork and research, supporting implementation of the project, and serving on a GRA team.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in doing field work
  • Experience or interest in teaching/teacher education
  • Experience or interest in gifted education

Essential tasks include:

  • Conduct field work in project schools
  • Monitor progress of implementation
  • Collect data
  • Conduct professional development with ExCEL team
  • Work with ExCEL team to solidify communication between ExCEL and schools/LEAs
  • Manage office such as order resources
  • Collect feedback
  • Complete data analysis tasks
  • Collaboration with project team and partner schools

To apply, contact:

Kimberley Daly, Ph.D. 
Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners Program / Project ExCEL
Tel: 703.424.3800 | Email: | Skype: kimberley.daly1