What's New at REL Northeast & Islands
Equity and Diversity in Teacher Preparation: Learning from Research and Practice
This in-person event in Waltham, Mass., will provide an overview of the status of research on teacher preparation, with a specific focus on research related to equity and diversity.
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Virtual Workshop Series: Learning Together: Translating Research to Practice
This two-part workshop series will support education researchers in translating research for actionable use by practitioners, policymakers, and other consumers of educational research.
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Planning for High-Quality Evaluation of Professional Learning, Session 3
This three-part webinar training series builds participants understanding of how to plan for and execute high-quality program evaluations of educator professional learning and development.
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Latest from the REL Northeast & Islands Blog
Research Partnership Looks at Universal PreK Enrollment Patterns in Vermont
Decades of research have shown that participation in high-quality prekindergarten (preK) is associated with better outcomes for young children. Supported by the evidence base, overall state funding for preK programs increased by 47 percent nationwide over the last five years.
Research Agenda Workshops Help Alliances and Partnerships Zero In on Research Needs and Questions
REL Northeast & Islands is coordinating 10 research partnerships and alliances, each focused on one of four high-priority areas: (1) early childhood education and school readiness; (2) college and career readiness; (3) professional development and teacher preparation for effective instruction; and (4) educational equity for access and attainment.
Technical Working Group Helps Keep REL Research Rigorous and Relevant
At REL Northeast & Islands, one of our most important jobs is to ensure that the research we develop and use in partnership with our stakeholders is rigorous and relevant. Our applied research studies must be methodologically sound, and our training, coaching, and technical support projects must be informed by current and credible research. Additionally, we want our projects to meet local needs and contribute to broader conversations about critical challenges facing U.S. schools.