Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest

Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest works to bridge the worlds of education research and practice and build a more evidence-based education system. Our work includes facilitating research-practice partnerships; conducting applied research; and offering training, coaching, and technical support.

Director(s): Julie Kochanek

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Specialty Area

  • 21st Century Skills
  • Alternative Routes to Certification
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Early Childhood Educators
  • Early Childhood Leadership
  • Education Leadership
  • Educator Effectiveness
  • Educator Preparation
  • Equity
  • Evidence Based Practices & Scaling Up
  • Organizational Leadership
  • School Climate & Behavior
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • System Alignment
  • Teacher Mentoring and Induction

Primary Audience

  • Administrators
  • School Districts
  • State Education Agencies


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



Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

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Additional Information

Other Specialty Areas: Educational Technology