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School of Education faculty member awarded National Science Foundation grant

Ramon B. Goings, Ed.D.Ramon Goings, assistant professor in the educational leadership program at Loyola University Maryland's School of Education has been awarded a two-year grant from the National Science Foundation for his project titled "Examining the Persistence and Motivation of STEM Pre-Service Teachers of Color in the Sherman STEM Teacher Scholars Program."

The grant will support Goings' investigation into the factors that propel students of color participating in a pre-service teacher education and scholarship program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to persist as STEM majors and teacher candidates.

The grant is funded by NSF's Education and Human Resources (EHR) Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research program.

For more information about Goings and his research, visit his website.