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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: kdaly1@gmu.edu | Skype: kimberley.daly1