Research & Assessment

CAREI provides research and assessment consultation and services to local education agencies and Minnesota school districts. We assist in designing research studies, in designing and developing high-quality assessments, and in the use of assessment data to improve educational decision-making. These services are provided by research methodologists, assessment experts, and psychometricians.

Research Services

Pre-award services, including study conceptualization and proposal writing.

Post-award services, including study implementation, data analysis, and reporting.

Opportunities to collaborate with other substantive researchers and methodologists.

Assessment Services

Services related to assessment design, adoption, and use.

Services related to the use and interpretation of assessment data.

Opportunities to collaborate with assessment experts and other assessment users.

Professional Development

CAREI provides access to research and assessment how-to guides, webinars, and resources.

We provide training and support to faculty, staff, and students.

We provide trainings and support to educational agencies around the state.


Kimberly Gibbons

CAREI Director
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