Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment
CREA is an international community of scholars/practitioners that exists to promote a culturally responsive stance in all forms of systematic inquiry including evaluation, assessment, policy analysis, applied research, and action research.
Center for Education of Small Urban Communities
The Center for Education in Small Urban Communities serves as a vital resource to local school districts and educators. The center works collaboratively with local education agencies to create sustainable improvement in education.
Champaign Freedom School
CDF Freedom Schools is a culturally enriching program that strengthens academic, civic, and socioemotional skills in a creative and fun way. Children and youth are engaged in learning in a safe environment with caring adult while avoiding summer learning loss with increased reading confidence.
Digital Asia: Bring Asia into the Classroom
Digital Asia uses augmented versions of contemporary documentary films about China, Korea, and Japan as the foundation for an enhanced learning experience for students from the United States and Canada.
Early Intervention Training Program
The Early Intervention Training Program develops a system that is regionalized, responsive, and reflective of best practice in the field of early intervention in Illinois while promoting growth, service, and belonging.
Education Justice Project
EJP is a vibrant community of incarcerated students, educators, formerly incarcerated individuals, and others who are committed to a more just and humane world. EJP provides quality post-secondary education within this community.
Illinois Center on Transition and Work
ICTW provides support to special educators, related services personnel, and administrators by providing state-wide training and technical assistance focused on preparing students with disabilities for the transition from high school to employment with the goal of improving employment outcomes.
Illinois New Teacher Collaborative
The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative envisions a future where new teacher induction is natural and comprehensive, driven by universal commitment to teacher development, student achievement, and school improvement; characterized by research-proven practice.
LearnAway is a space for educators to find and share resources and ideas, as well as a place for just-in-time, expert professional guidance from practitioners and educators across our state and country. All ideas and resources are reviewed for relevance and appropriateness, then tagged through a curation process.
Military Families Learning Network
The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) engages military family service providers and Cooperative Extension educators in the exchange of experiences and research to enhance the professional impact and encourage professional growth.
Office for Mathmatics, Science, and Technology Education
MSTE promotes collaboration between widely dispersed academic researchers, K-12 school teachers, administrators, and students at all levels, as well as supportive interactions with a board of experienced advisors.
Saving Our Lives, Hear Our Truths
Founded by Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown, SOLHOT meets physically face to face, heart to hear, and hand to hand, to discuss issues that are important to Black girls and strategize on ways SOLHOT can make the world better for everyone.
The Forum on the Future of Public Education
The Forum creates, interprets, and disseminates credible information on key questions facing P-20 education. The Forum pursues original research and facilities collaboration between researchers and policymakers to examine the pressing issues shaping the future of public education.
University Primary School
University Primary School (Uni Primary) is a PreK-5th grade Reggio Emilia inspired lab school where children from the University and greater CU Community are engaged in creative, challenging, and meaningful curricular inquiries alongside Common Core Standards.
University Writing Program
Through the combined impact of the UIWP Summer Institute, continuity programs, professional development, and community outreach, the University Writing Program provides resources and support for teacher-centered professional development in the teaching of writing.
Youth Literature Festival
The Youth Literature Festival places literature and all the arts at the heart of youths' lives by bringing together nationally known authors, illustrators, poets, and storytellers to share their stories, craft, and enthusiasm for books with children and teens.