Our mission extends beyond our classrooms and campus. We make a difference in people's lives locally, nationally, and globally through invigorating outreach informed by our commitment to community and rigorous research culture.
CREA generates evidence for policymaking that is methodologically, culturally, and contextually defensible.
The Center is a research, service, and outreach unit that offers professional development and serves as the liaison for school partnerships.
The Early Childhood Collective can help you learn more about important topics affecting young children and families in Illinois.
EJP is a vibrant community of students and educators who are committed to expanding higher education within American prisons.
The Forum disseminates evidence and information to policymakers and the public on key questions facing P-20 education.
INTC is a group of Illinois educators providing leadership for promoting new teacher induction and mentoring.
The INVITE Institute seeks to establish a body of general AI techniques with empirical evidence for supporting noncognitive skill development in STEM learning contexts.
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
NILOA helps faculty and staff in academic programs and institutions productively use assessment data.
OCCRL studies policies, programs, and practices that enhance education outcomes for diverse young adults.
MSTE enhances student achievement and teaching performance in mathematics, science, and technology.
UPS is a lab school where children use The Project Approach to engage in creative, challenging, and meaningful curricular inquiries.
Donor support reaches far beyond the scholarships provided to our students and touches everything that matters for their success, influencing all those they will soon serve. Make an impact in the state and nation by supporting the expansion of numerous programs and services that extend well beyond the classroom.