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  • Rutgers University CESP

    The Center for Effective School Practices is a research center within the Graduate School of
    Education with a commitment to excellence and integrity in research and education.
  • Summer Institute 2019

    The Computer Science Teaching & Learning Collaboratory held its annual summer professional development
    on the Rutgers University campus with over 40 educators and 12 districts represented.
  • We work with…

    • K-12 Schools and Districts
    • Institutes of Higher Learning
    • State and Federal Government Agencies
    • Community Organizations
    • Private Sector

The Center for Effective School Practices

CESP is a Rutgers University research and evaluation center within the Graduate School of Education dedicated to facilitating the translation of research into best practices and building the capacity of the educational community through collaborative structures that capitalize on short-cycle improvement and ongoing evaluation.




Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across New Jersey have ceased in-person instruction and abruptly transitioned to distance education. This sudden shift has left educators, administrators, and other school personnel in uncharted waters and unsure of how to maintain student engagement and support.