• Business
  • Published 2008

The Party’s Over: Sustaining Support Programs When the Funding is Done

@inproceedings{Gardner2008ThePO,
  title={The Party’s Over: Sustaining Support Programs When the Funding is Done},
  author={John F. Gardner and Pat Pyke and Cheryl B. Schrader and Janet Callahan and Amy Jo Moll},
  year={2008}
}
In the lifecycle of an engineering education grant, the phase where best practices are sustained and disseminated is perhaps the most crucial stage for maximizing impact. Yet this transition phase often receives the least attention as project team enthusiasm can wane, while funding tapers off, and faculty priorities are pulled in other directions. There are numerous obstacles associated with sustaining program changes, even those perceived as very valuable. Typical challenges are: What happens… CONTINUE READING