Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia

Regional Educational Lab (REL) Appalachia partners with key stakeholders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to develop evidence that can inform consequential decisions about policy, programs, and practice. Key stakeholders include organizations with decision-making authority and the ability to influence education policy and practice, such as state and local education agencies, school boards, institutes of higher education, and student, family, and community organizations. RELs partner with these organizations on applied research and development; training, coaching and technical supports; and dissemination

Director(s): Victoria Schaefer, Director

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Specialty Area

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Educator Effectiveness

Primary Audience

  • Administrators
  • School Districts
  • State Education Agencies


  • Assessment Tools
  • Content Expertise
  • Convening Stakeholders
  • Facilitation
  • Research



Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Level of Support


Additional Information

Other Specialty Areas: Dual Enrollment Courses