The Pacific region is comprised of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)—Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap; Guam; Hawai'i; the Republic of the Marshall Islands; and the Republic of Palau. The prevailing regional needs and challenges include four overarching areas: optimizing data systems, strengthening teacher effectiveness, engaging families and communities in education, and ensuring career and college readiness.
REL Pacific serves the needs of the Pacific region through the following research alliances:
McREL International has decades of experience in working in the Pacific, including staff development, school leadership, standards development and alignment, technology, teacher evaluation, and research. REL Pacific staff and partners have significant and broad regional experience providing needs sensing, research, evaluation, and technical assistance, including administering multiple REL contracts, developing relationships with elected and education leaders and practitioners, strengthening schools and communities, and planning and successfully implementing multi-year, complex programs of work.
Pacific Center for Changing the Odds
1003 Bishop Street
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96813