Mission: To equip members of the partnership with the measurement and research tools to enable determination of progress towards shared goals such as developing innovative STEM teaching and learning environments.
Goals: 1) Equip all partners with meaningful, common measurement tools including selection, training, and implementation support. 2) Facilitate collaborative design-based research projects that will help the STEM Center's schools and programs transform teaching and learning. 3) Investigate validity and reliability of STEM Center- and locally- developed assessments within the diverse contexts of the partnership. 4) Conduct STEM school gap analysis (assets and needs) 5) Oversee data analysis and annual reporting on progress towards shared outcomes.