Research and Evaluation Focus Areas

RISE research and evaluation projects predominantly focus on three broad areas: PK-12 education, higher education, and community programs. Each of these areas includes one or more of the following topics. Please contact us to learn more about our projects and services and to explore opportunities for potential collaboration.


PK-12 Higher Education Community Programs
Adult education and learning
Community college career training
Continuing education
Equity, diversity, and inclusion
Graduate experience
Health and well-being
Literacy
Mentoring
Perceptions of climate
Personal and social responsibility
Policy reform, implementation, and evaluation
Professional development
Program effectiveness
School and community relationships
Social, emotional, and behavioral initiatives
STEM education and initiatives
Student learning and development outcomes
Teacher preparation and instructional practices
Undergraduate experience