Trish Kraus is an administrative assistant for the School of Education. She works with Kathy Metcalf and Patty Cartwright in the Research Office. Her primary responsibilities include providing pre-award and post-award support for the School of Education faculty, staff, and research scientists. Trish also provides administrative Research Office support and manages several departmental accounts for sponsored projects and other research related funds. All final decisions about contracts and grants are made in consultation with Kathy Metcalf, the primary grants manager for the School of Education and with approval by the associate dean for research.