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REL Pacific

About REL Pacific

Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific serves educators in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawai'i, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. To address the priorities and interests of these jurisdictions, REL Pacific works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and others to use data and research to improve academic outcomes for students.

REL Pacific offers various supports to the collaborative research partnerships and other stakeholder groups in the Pacific region by bridging the worlds of education, research, and education practice through:

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

REL Pacific is led by McREL International, with support from the following partners:

  • Basis Policy Research
  • The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
  • Magnolia Consulting
  • The Pacific Regional Comprehensive Center at PREL
  • SRI International
Governing Board

REL Pacific's Governing Board is composed of leaders from K–12 school systems, post-secondary institutions, the workforce, and legislatures who have a vested interest in aligning their systems for student success in their jurisdictions.

– See Governing Board members and their affiliations

Our Staff

McREL International has a dedicated program staff who partner with organizations in both the Pacific and U.S. mainland to conduct applied research studies and provide analytic technical support.

– Meet our staff