The University of Washington College of Education is home to more than a dozen major research and service initiatives directed at unlocking the full potential of every child. UW researchers foster deep partnerships with schools, educators and communities to solve real-world educational challenges and create a more equitable education for all.

Builds and sustains collaborations between the College's Teacher Education Programs and districts, schools and community-based organizations.

Great teaching can be learned. This web site provides a vision of ambitious science instruction for elementary, middle school and high school classrooms.

A cohort-based program that promotes academic success, civic engagement and leadership development for undergraduate males of color at the UW.

A central location for partnerships, program development, and collaborative research with early childhood through university educational settings that sustain Native, Black, Latinx, and Asian and Pacific Islander young people across Seattle, urban and rural Washington, nationally, and globally.

The Center for Educational Leadership was founded in 2001 as a nonprofit service arm of the UW College of Education.

CIRGE advances knowledge about the complex realities of doctoral education and the transition to work of PhDs in the contemporary world.

The Center develops effective leaders who maximize the positive, educational impact of sport and physical activity for creating healthier communities.

CTP investigates ways that policies, leadership, and reform efforts guide, direct and support teaching and learning across the K-12 educational system.

Cultivate Learning works to improve the quality of early care and education in Washington state and beyond by providing training, support and research.

This study explores visual, physical and sensory approaches to mindfulness using an iPad app called LAUGH (Let Art Unleash Great Happiness) in schools.

The DO-IT Center uses grant funds for interventions to increase the success of students with disabilities, especially in STEM studies and careers.

DL2 generates rigorous, actionable research and partners with school district leaders as they tackle inequities rooted in school systems.

The Lab uses interdisciplinary perspectives and research methods to provide cutting-edge educational policy research.

A partnership with schools, families and community organizations to develop pathways and tools that recognize family expertise and support authentic engagement.

We are a network of more than 40 family members, community leaders, educators and researchers whose work centers racial equity in family engagement.

The Haring Center, housing the Experimental Education Unit, conducts research and training to promote inclusive education and outcomes for young children.

ibestt is a web-based technology tool that assists schools and teachers in providing behavior supports and monitoring student progress in the classroom.

myIGDIs is a suite of universal screening progress monitoring assessments of language, literacy and numeracy development for preschool-age children.

INSPIRE seeds university-school-community collaborations to co-create joyful, meaningful and equitable learning experiences and resources for educators.

ISME creates partnerships to cultivate and study equity-focused educational models in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Knowledge in Action developed three entirely project-based AP courses (U.S. Government & Politics, Environmental Science and Physics).

LIFE develops fundamental knowledge about cultural and cognitive dimensions of learning—across a variety of settings—from an equity and justice perspective.

Mobile City Science studies the importance of mobile and location-aware technologies for promoting youth learning and engagement within their cities.

The NW Center has dedicated over 25 years to research, training and service focused on the area of media literacy education.

This partnership between the UW College of Education and Seattle Public Schools examines what is contributing to English learners' math and science course-taking.

This project is developing tools to support practitioners to engage in frequent, systematic, disciplined inquiry about instructional improvement in mathematics.

The BECA project will build the number of dual language teachers in Western Washington by providing a model program for them based in the UW College of Education.

The Robinson Center is a site for research, teaching and discovery of best practice in supporting advanced and accelerated learners.

The SMART Center is a research and technical assistance center focused on addressing the full range of student social, emotional and behavioral needs.

A cohort-based program that provides the opportunity for undergraduates who identify as women of color at UW to come together as a community of scholars.

Research with African-, European-, Mexican-, and Native American teens reveals their actions & emotions as they try to be the good people they want to be

We collaborate with two school districts to provide learning opportunities for adults at all levels of the system for instructional improvement.

This NSF-funded project is involved in the creation and study of a new exhibit at Iowa Children's Museum that uses skateboarding to teach physics.

Unite:Ed is an alliance between the University of Washington College of Education and community and education partners. In service of communities experiencing structural inequity in education, we join together to exchange knowledge and co-design justice-centered strategies that improve educational systems and create better futures for children and youth.