Working With WestEd
At WestEd, we are making a positive difference in the education and development of children, youth, and adults in important areas. At any given moment, you’ll find our staff and experts engaged in a broad range of projects designed to solve today’s most pressing challenges in the field.
A steadfast commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is central to our work. As schools work to accelerate learning and deepen understanding, our core expertise is helping to ensure strategic use of funds, ensure safe and healthy conditions for learning, maximize opportunity for students who are most impacted by the pandemic, and build sustainable capacity to overcome inequities.
Engaging at the local, state, and national levels, our experts are available to help you strengthen leadership, knowledge, and skills with research-informed professional development. Our offerings are available in online and onsite formats to help you sustainably improve teaching, learning, and improve outcomes systemwide.
Our featured solutions will help you accelerate learning and deepen understanding by:
- Serving the whole person through solutions that maximize equitable learning and healthy development
- Reimagining student success in math by supporting college readiness and completion
- Supporting language development, academic literacy, and disciplinary knowledge of all students, particularly English Learners
- Improving learning outcomes for middle school, high school, and college students by assisting them to become powerful, strategic, and independent readers
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Research and Evaluation
As a national leader in research, development, and evaluation, WestEd takes on the toughest and most enduring challenges in education and human development.
Our approach to research and evaluation includes dual commitment to:
- Build the general knowledge base – WestEd staff understand and contribute to the knowledge base in education and related social sciences.
- Support applied learning in local contexts – We help our clients apply knowledge and conduct research in their particular context.
Discover significant research findings and impact from WestEd experts related to teaching, learning, and human development. Read.
WestEd’s high-quality publications and resources are designed to inform and engage professionals in a variety of fields including K–12 education, early childhood, and health and justice. Browse.
At WestEd, our technical assistance expertise draws from research to provide customized consulting services designed to help you build capacity, facilitate communications, and transfer knowledge and expertise to encourage positive, systemwide outcomes.
Services – Our experts will help you accelerate learning and deepen understanding by supporting your leadership, while delivering scalable, systemwide supports to build momentum and ensure improvement. Learn more.
National Support Networks – Nationwide we manage multiple federally funded regional and national centers to expand capacity and improve outcomes. Learn more.
Policy Analysis and Other Support – WestEd’s researchers provide policymakers and other leaders at the national, state, district, and local levels with the information, analysis, and other support they need to make well-informed decisions. Learn more.
Our experts are available to address the diverse needs of clients and stakeholders across the country in all states, at the local, state, and national levels.
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