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Read about WestEd's work with schools, districts, and state and federal governments to improve education for all learners. In addition, keep up-to-date with our latest research, resources, projects, professional development opportunities, and more.

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WestEd Will Lead Evaluation of Critical Training for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program

WestEd’s Justice & Prevention Research Center is recipient of a significant award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to evaluate training provided to police investigators assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program.

Health & safetyJusticeResearch and evaluationviolence prevention

Reading Apprenticeship

WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship Wins New Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Grant and Top Score in 2018 Award Program

WestEd is the recipient of an esteemed 2018 Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant to improve subject-area literacy nationwide for secondary schools demonstrating a strong need for support.

LiteracySchools and districtsSTEMTeachers and leaders

The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

The Initial Impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) Policy on Preparation Programs

This report describes a study that examined the initial impact of the California Administrator Performance Assessment (CalAPA) policy, the first required performance assessment for preliminary administrator certification in California, by identifying early changes (i.e., changes made through March 30, 2018) in administrator preparation programs’ practices.

LeadershipPolicySchools and districts

NAEYC Conference

Join WestEd at the 2018 NAEYC Annual Conference, November 14–17, in Washington, DC

Add WestEd sessions to your calendar, visit us at booth #1331 to meet our expert staff, and come to the PITC reception for food, drinks, and conversation.

Early childhoodearly childhood development

Published Articles by WestEd

WestEd Researchers Examine Policy Responses to School Tragedies

In a new article, WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino, Ashley Boal, and Augustus Mays examine policy responses to several school shootings, and suggest questions for educators and policymakers to consider in future conversations and decision-making.

Health & safetyResearch and evaluationviolence prevention

Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards: Proceedings of a Workshop

Design, Selection, and Implementation of Instructional Materials for the Next Generation Science Standards: Proceedings of a Workshop

Discover how K-12 educators are working together to develop instructional materials that reflect the Next Generation Science Standards.

Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional and Social Style (BABES) Toolkit

Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit: Intervention Strategies for Developmental Guidance & Support

The Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional and Social Style (BABES) Toolkit: Intervention Strategies for Developmental Guidance and Support assists early childhood professionals to identify, and to help families address, areas in which their infants and toddlers (ages birth to 3) may be exhibiting challenging behavior.

Caretaker and Toddler

Register for the Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institute, January 6–12, in San Diego

Learn how to improve the quality of care in your programs, communities, and state as well as adult learning and teaching strategies.

Teachers Collaborating

Dynamic Initiative Taps Into Educators' Expertise

At every school there are expert teachers with the capacity to lead. Learn how Teacher Practice Networks is capitalizing on that expertise to promote powerful teacher-to-teacher professional learning.

Published Articles by WestEd

Meagan O'Malley, Staci Wendt, and Christina Pate Publish in Educational Administration Quarterly

WestEd's Meagan O'Malley, Staci Wendt, and Christina Pate published an article entitled "A View from the Top: Superintendents' Perceptions of Mental Health Supports in Rural School Districts" in Educational Administration Quarterly.

Health & safetyResearch and evaluationSchools and districts