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About REL Mid-Atlantic

REL Mid-Atlantic serves 4 states: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia. To address the priorities and interests of these states, REL Mid-Atlantic works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and others to use data and research to improve academic outcomes for students.

REL Mid-Atlantic works to bridge the worlds of education research and education practice. REL Mid-Atlantic offers various supports to the collaborative research partnerships and other stakeholder groups in the Mid-Atlantic region:

Applied research studies and studies in progress, that address partnerships’ research questions.
Workshops and coaching that support the use of data and research.
Ask A REL annotated bibliographies produced in response to stakeholder research questions.
Training, coaching, and technical support such as survey, interview, or observation protocol development, literature reviews, or tool development.

Our Team

REL Mid-Atlantic is led by Mathematica with support from the following partners:

  • Mike Puma Associates, LLC
  • Pemberton Research
  • Sanametrix
  • Tembo
  • Twin Peaks Partners, LLC
  • WestEd

Governing Board

The REL Mid-Atlantic Governing Board helps identify and prioritize regional needs. Board members represent the interests of the diverse student population in the region, and reflect a variety of expertise and perspectives. In addition to participating in regular meetings, the Governing Board provides strategic guidance on REL Mid-Atlantic’s activities and input on plans to address high priority problems in the region. Learn More

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Director Brian Gill, Ph.D., J.D.

Director Brian Gill, Ph.D.Brian Gill, Ph.D., J.D., is a senior fellow at Mathematica and director of REL Mid-Atlantic. Dr. Gill is a national expert on charter schools, educator evaluation, and school accountability. Learn More