Challenges in Special Education Identification for Multilingual Learners

  • Timeline: 2022-2023
  • Investigators: Sang Hwang, Janet Hindman
  • Project Site: Eastridge Elementary School, Amarillo
  • Contact Information: Sang Hwang, Janet Hindman
  • Funding Source: Traylor Research Grant in Learning Disabilities
  • Project Status: This project was concluded, and findings were submitted for review in the Journal of the CSOTTE (Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education).
  • Findings:

PERFECT–Providing Environment and Resources for STEM 9th-12th Graders in Effective Cybersecurity Training

  • Timeline: 2021 - 2024
  • Investigators: 1Gahangir Hossain, 2Mikyung Shin, and 3Guofei Gu
  • Project Site:  1University of North Texas,  2West Texas A&M University, and 3Texas A&M University 
  • Contact Information: Gahangir Hossain, and Mikyung Shin,
  • Funding Source: Office of Naval Research, Department of Defense
  • Project Status: Developing cybersecurity module contents and assessments. The team is recruiting high school STEM teachers for training in 2023. Sign up at

An Examination of Family Cohesion and Self-Esteem as mediator of Bilingualism and Reading Achievement among Second-Generation Immigrant Students

Operation First Five: Potter County Parent Survey

  • Timeline: 2020 - present
  • Investigators: Betty Coneway and Traci Fredman
  • Contact Information: Betty Coneway,
  • Project Status: Collecting data

Evaluating Parent Perspectives of Students with Dyslexia

Using Virtual Manipulatives to Teach Fractions to Students with Mathematics Difficulties

Virtual Learning Assessment

Special Education Eligibility Identification Rates: A Comparative Analysis of Urban and Rural Communities 

A Mixed Methods Investigation of Cross-Age Reading Tutoring

Influence of Sustained Scholarship Opportunities on School Culture Acceptance

University-Based Preparation Practices of Preservice Special Education Teachers

 Planting the Seeds of College and Career Readiness in Preschool

An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach(MVRC) on Reading Comprehension in Elementary School Students

  • Timeline: 2016 - 2018
  • Investigators: Crystal Hughes, Teri Bingham, Adam Weiss, Conn Thomas, Angie Elkins, and Francis Goode
  • Project Site: West Texas A&M University
  • Contact Information: Crystal Hughes,
  • Project Status: This project was concluded and presented to the Center for Learning Disabilities in April 2019.