College of Education and Human Development Research
The College of Education and Human Development is committed to improving the learning process for students at all levels and in all types of organizations. The college’s research initiatives are deeply rooted in improving the surrounding communities and opportunities for all students. Its four research centers and one institute are committed to affecting educational policy and change to sustain long-term, positive impacts across these communities.
The College of Education and Human Development also has academic departments dedicated to educational policy, leadership and organization, and instructional strategies, as well as understanding the relationship between behavioral health and learning.
Centers & Institutes
- The Center for Assessment, Evaluation, and Education Policy Analysis serves as a hub for collaborative research around three core topics: teacher education, urban community development, and community behavioral and mental health.
- The Center for Professional Development in Career & Technical Education (CTE) offers career-long services to CTE professionals throughout the seventeen counties that comprise the eastern region of Pennsylvania. Its mission is to facilitate the professional development of all educators who work with career-bound students.
- The Institute on Disabilities creates connections and promotes networks within and among communities so that people with disabilities are recognized as integral to the fabric of community life.
- The Intergenerational Center strengthens communities by bringing generations together to address critical concerns and creating opportunities for lifelong civic engagement.