Research & Assessment

CAREI is committed to supporting research and assessment within the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. CAREI also 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


Danielle Dupuis

Assistant Director for Research & Assessment Services
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