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The Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. Higher Education Programs. Jeffrey Gilmore, National Program Leader, Science, Education and Resource Development. What we’ll discuss. Higher education programs – functional areas Information and Outreach

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The Cooperative State Research,

Education and Extension Service

Higher Education Programs

Jeffrey Gilmore,

National Program Leader,

Science, Education and

Resource Development


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What we’ll discuss

Higher education programs – functional areas

  • Information and Outreach

    • Food and Agricultural Education Information System (FAEIS)

    • Employment Outlook Survey and Report

  • Human Capital and Expertise Development

    • Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Grants Program

    • National Needs Graduate Fellowships Grants Program

    • Excellence in University Teaching Awards Program

  • Institutional Enhancement of Teaching Programs

    • Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

    • Resident Instruction in the Insular Areas Grants Program


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Information and Outreach

  • Food and Agricultural Education Information System (FAEIS) http://faeis.usda.gov

  • Enrollment, graduation and placement information for university and government agencies; collects and reports student minority, multicultural and gender information

  • Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in the Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resources System, 2005-2010http://faeis.ahnrit.vt.edu/supplydemand/2005-2010/

  • Survey of employment opportunities for students in the food and agricultural sciences.


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Human Capital and Expertise Development

Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Grants

Scholarships to recruit and retain diverse students in at least one discipline of the food and agricultural sciences (Baccalaureate or DVM level)

National Needs Graduate Fellowships Grants

Fellowships to recruit students in critical, national need areas in the food and agricultural sciences (M.S. and Ph.D. studies)


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Human Capital and Expertise Development

National Awards Program for Excellence in College and

University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural

Sciences

  • Annually honors a select group of exemplary educators

  • Teacher nominees must be employed by a college or university which confers a baccalaureate or higher degree in at least one area of the food and agricultural sciences

  • Nominees compete in New Teacher, Regional and National categories

  • Awards include either a $2,000 or $5,000 educational stipend, engraved plaque, and travel expenses to address Regional Teaching Improvement Workshops

  • Recognition made annually during the NASULGC meetings


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Institutional Enhancement of Teaching Programs

Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

Eligibility:

  • U.S. colleges and universities offering a baccalaureate or first professional degree in the food and agricultural sciences

    Targeted Areas of Support

  • Recognize innovative teaching improvement projects in:

    • Curricula Design – Materials Development

    • Faculty Preparation and Teaching Enhancement

    • Instruction Delivery Systems

    • Student Experiential Learning

    • Student Recruitment and Retention

      Non-Federal dollar for dollar match required


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Institutional Enhancement of Teaching Programs

Resident Instruction in Insular Areas Higher

Education Grants Program

Eligibility:

  • Insular Area colleges and universities offering a postsecondary degree in the food and agricultural sciences in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau; and the Virgin Islands of the United States.


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Institutional Enhancement of Teaching Programs

Targeted Areas of Support

Recognize innovative teaching improvement

projects in:

  • Curricula Design – Materials Development

  • Faculty Preparation and Teaching Enhancement

  • Instruction Delivery Systems

  • Scientific Instrumentation for Teaching

  • Student Experiential Learning

  • Student Recruitment and Retention


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