Gary D. Phye, Ph. D.

Curriculum Vitae

Gary Phye is the Director of the Psychology in Education Research Laboratory (PERL). Dr. Phye is an educational psychologist whose research / scholarly interests are focused on academic learning and problem-solving transfer with an emphasis on the use of technology as a tool to facilitate personal knowledge construction. He holds the rank of professor in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

PERL Funding: Grants/Contracts

Phye, G.D. & de la Mora, A. (7/1/2010 – 6/30/11).  Iowa Reading First Continuation. $20,000.

Phye, G. D. (10/1/09 – 9/30 13). Iowa Microsoft Settlement Initiative Evaluation. $690,790.

Phye, G. D. & de la Mora, A. (7/1/08 – 6/30/10). Iowa’s Reading First Program State Evaluation. $125,000.

Phye, G. D. (7/1/09 – 6/31/10). Recruiting & retention of Special Education Teachers Study. Iowa Department of Education. $10,000.

Phye, G. D. (10/1/08 - 9/30/09) Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Grant. Heartland Education Agency. $53,000.

Phye. G. D. (7/1/08- 6/30/09). Recruiting & Retention of Special Education Teachers Study. Iowa Department of Education. $20,000.

Phye, G. D. & de la Mora, A. (7/1/08 - 6/30/09). Iowa's Reading First Program State Evaluation. $213,366.

Phye, G. D. & de la Mora, A. (1/1/08 - 6/30/09). Teacher Academies Website. Iowa Department of Education. $7,500.

Phye, G. D. (7/01/07-6/30/08). Evaluating Iowa Learning Commission Technology Grants. Iowa Department of Education. $25,000.

Phye, G. D. (10/01/07-9/30//08) Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Grant. Iowa department of Education $64,075.

Phye. G. D. (3/01/06-12/31/07). Recruiting & Retention of Special Education Teachers Study. Iowa Department of Education. $15,000.

Phye, G. D. (10/01/06-9/30/07). Enhancing Education Through Education (E2T2) Grant. Iowa Department of Education. $114,000.

Phye, G. D. (7/1//06-6/30/07). Evaluating Iowa Learning Commission Technology Grants. Iowa Department of Education. $25,000.

Phye, G. D. & de la Mora, A. (7/01/06-6/30/2007). Reading First Program Evaluation. Iowa Department of education. $206,377.

Phye, G.D. (7/1/06-6/30/07). Special Education Teacher Study. Iowa Department of education. $7,500.

Phye, G. D. (1/01/06-6/30/07). Teacher Academies Website. Iowa department of Education. $35,000.

Phye, G. D., Froelich, A. & de la Mora, A. (2005-2008). Teaching and Assessment of Problem-solving Transfer in High School Mathematics. Grant # 06-2380. Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust. $338,460.

Phye, G. D. (10/1/05 - 9/30/06). E2T2 Consortium Evaluation Requirements: Making the Iowa Professional Development Model Work. Iowa Department of Education. $156,954

Phye, G. D. (5/16/05 - 2/31/06). Special Education Teacher Retention Study. Iowa Department of Education. $5,000.

Phye, G. D. (9/1/04 - 8/30/05). Evaluation of Iowa's Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Initiative. Iowa Department of Education. $152,699.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (7/1/04 - 12/31/05). Special Education Teacher Retention Study. Iowa Department of Education. $10,000.

Phye, G. D. (CO-PI). 10/1/03 - 9/30/07). Using technology to support the scaling-up of the Iowa professional development model within a specific content area and measuring its impact on student achievement and teacher behavior. U. S. Department of Education Grant # S318A030002. $1,941,042. Phye, G.D. (PI) Subcontract for evaluation $180,422.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (8/1/2003-7/31/2006). Evaluation of Iowa's Reading First Initiative. Iowa Department of Education. $442,800.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (7/1/03-9/31/04). Evaluation of Iowa's Enhancing Education Through Technology (E2T2) Initiative. Iowa Department of Education. $167,500.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (10/1/02 - 9/31/03). External Evaluation: Iowa Virtual Academy. Star Schools Grant. from Iowa Public Television. $10,000.

Phye, G.D. (PI). (7/1/2002 - 6/30/03). Iowa Reading Excellence Program: Phase three evaluation. Iowa Department of Education. $66,293.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (1/1/02 - 6/30/03). Evaluation of 21st Century Technology Infrastructure Grant. University of Northern Iowa subcontract. $10,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (9/1/2001 - 6/30/2002) Quantitative evaluation subcontract with Gershowitz Grant & Evaluation Services. $4,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (9/1/2001 - 6/30/2002) Iowa Reading Excellence Program: Phase two evaluation. Iowa Department of Education. $66,296.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (6/1/2001 - 5/31/2004) Iowa On-Line Advanced Placement Academy: Evaluation component. Iowa Department of Education. $180,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (5/1/2001 - 9/30/2002) Iowa Reading Excellence Program: Phase one evaluation. Iowa Department of Education. $30,961.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (1/1/2001- 7/31/2002) Iowa CE Laptop Project- Grant Wood AEA - subcontract for project evaluation. $33,731.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (7/1/2000 - 6/30/2003) "U.S. Department of Education's "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology Project" - Project CERTI - University of Cincinnati subcontract. $150,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (10/1/2001- 9/30/2002) "Evaluation component of the Iowa Distance Education Alliance: Iowa Star Schools Project". USDE Star Schools Grant #R203 F 50001-00. $100,000.

Phye, G.D. (PI). (10/1/2000-9/30/2001) "Teacher Education Alliance: Star Schools Project". USDE Star Schools Grant # R203 F 50001-00. $50,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (7/1/2000 - 6/30/2001) "Des Moines University" - Technical support. $17,142.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (10/1/2000-9/30/2001) "Iowa Department of Education". Evaluation of Clearinghouse and Leadership projects. $35,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI). (10/1/99-9/30/2000) "Teacher Education Alliance: Iowa Star Schools Project". USDE Star Schools Project. USDE Star Schools Grant #R203 F 50001-99 $200,000.

Phye, G.D. (PI). (10/1/99-9/30/2000) "Evaluation component of the Iowa Distance Education Alliance: Iowa Star Schools Project". USDE Star Schools Grant #R203 F 50001-99. $230,000.

Phye, G. D. (PI) (10/1/99-9/30/2000) "Iowa Chemistry Alliance": Iowa Star Schools Project". USDE Star Schools Grant #R203 F 50001-99. $100,000.

Phye, G. D. (Co-PI). (7/1/99-6/30/2000) "Assessing needs for collaborative action to build faculty capacity: Development of shared internet-based courses between Iowa State University and the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa" - ISU Globalization Grant. $19,677.00

Phye, G. D. (PI). (7/1/99 - 6/30/2000) "University of Osteopathic Medicine" - Technical support. $17,000.