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College of Education

Our Services

Research and Evaluation

  • Conduct studies and evaluations related to many education issues including magnet schools, school climate, school improvement, school leadership, school finance, teacher leadership, technical assistance to low-performing schools, summer school, gifted education, the achievement gap, and summer reading loss
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and publications to inform stakeholders, practitioners, and policymakers on research and evaluation studies outcomes


Collaboration and Consultation

  • Provide consultation services to members of the South Carolina General Assembly, legislative staff, South Carolina Department of Education staff, district and local school personnel, education organizations, local businesses, members of professional education associations, and other education policymakers across the state on a variety of research-based educational policy issues

  • Assist faculty on the design and development of research proposals and involve faculty in our research projects and developing conference presentations and publications


Professional Training

  • Train graduate students in applying various research techniques, writing proposals for external funding, interacting with clients, and writing papers for presentations, reports, and publications

  • Train personnel working with the state’s low-performing schools on how to incorporate school climate profile data into their school improvement efforts

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.