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
Researcher-Stakeholder Engagement Guides Development of Tool to Improve Identification of English Learner Students
At REL Northeast & Islands, we are charged by the Institute of Education Sciences to work with educators, school leaders, policymakers, and others to use data and evidence to improve student outcomes. In doing this, we are encouraged—in fact, required—to work in close partnership with regional stakeholders to ensure the research we conduct and the training and technical support we offer are of use and relevant to practitioners in our communities.
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.