We are committed to helping educational stakeholders connect policy, practice, and evidence in ways that will maximize student achievement. In collaboration with teachers, administrators, policymakers, families, and more, CESP’s researchers and staff conduct applied educational research that informs educational policy and practice; supports the design, implementation and evaluation of educational programs and initiatives; creates opportunities for educators to exchange views and ideas; and provides training and tools that are tailored to the specific needs of individuals, schools, districts, and communities in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

CESP’s professional learning programs and workshops for educators emphasize adult learning in a context of professional networks and the... more

Educational reforms and new policies require educational entities to collect, understand, and properly utilize data to achieve the... more

CESP research staff works closely with educators, trainers, and professional development providers to develop evidence-based program... more

CESP research staff collaborates with educators from pre-K, through K-12 and higher education programs to offer rigorous research... more