CREA generates evidence for policymaking that is methodologically, culturally, and contextually defensible. 
Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation & Assessment


The Center is a research, service, and outreach unit that offers professional development and serves as the liaison for school-university partnerships. 
Center for Education in Small Urban Communities

Education Justice Project

EJP is a vibrant community of students and educators who are committed to expanding higher education within American prisons.
Education Justice Project


The Forum provides empirical evidence to policymakers and the public and disseminates information on key questions facing P-20 education. 
Forum on the Future of Public Education


INTC is a statewide group of educational stakeholders at the forefront of providing leadership for promoting new teacher induction and mentoring.
Illinois New Teacher Collaborative


OCCRL studies policies, programs, and practices designed to enhance education outcomes for diverse youths and adults.
Office of Community College Research & Leadership

Pathways Resource Center

PRC provides resources and supports to secondary and postsecondary institutions, employers, communities, and other partners.
Pathways Resource Center


UPS is a lab school where children use The Project Approach to engage in creative, challenging, and meaningful curricular inquiries.
University Primary School


ECAP is home to numerous research, technical assistance, and service projects that focus on educating and raising young children. One such project under the scope of ECAP is the Illinois Early Learning Project, which is a source for evidence-based, reliable information on early care and education for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children in Illinois. 
Early Childhood & Parenting Collaborative


NILOA helps faculty and staff in academic programs and institutions productively use assessment data.
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment


MSTE enhances student achievement and teaching performance in the fields of mathematics, science, and technology.
Office of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education


HEC is a cross-disciplinary affiliation of individuals with professional interests in higher education.
Higher Education Collaborative

Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute provides a platform for research on the development of Web-based testing instruments and for non-native Chinese speakers who take the Chinese language proficiency test (HSK).
Confucius Institute