Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest
OSEP to Host National Summit on Attract, Prepare, Retain on October 27-29, 2020
The 2020 OSEP Summit is an opportunity to bring together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event will be held over three days and participants may register for each event individually or attend all three. Additional information and registration can be found on the 2020 OSEP Summit Webpage.
Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest (REL Southwest) provides research, technical support, and dissemination activities to State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in our region to improve the use of data and research evidence to inform practice and policy decisions.
Michael Vaden-Kiernan, Director
Lynn Mellor, Deputy Director
TA Providers email
Level of Support
Career and Technical Education
Early Childhood Educators
Early Childhood Leadership
English Language Learners
Evidence Based Practices
Other Specialty Areas: College and Career Readiness; Teacher Preparation and Professional Development; Early Childhood Education; Networked Improvement Communities
and School Improvement
State Education Agencies