Improving outcomes for all learners


At CAREI, our vision is to be the premier network hub that builds educator’s data-based decision-making capacity through high quality technical assistance, professional learning, and program evaluation in education.

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Professional Learning Opportunities

Learn more about upcoming professional learning opportunities for the 2018-19 school year.


CAREI Webinar

Five MTSS/RTI Headaches
(and how to ease the pain)

Presented by Kim Gibbons and the CAREI Team

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While implementing an MTSS/RTI framework has been shown to improve outcomes for students, it’s not always as easy as it sounds. If your district has been on or is starting this journey, you’ve probably experienced some implementation headaches.

Do you regularly hear staff talk about how overloaded they feel? Do you wonder if what you are doing is effective? Do you have more data than you know what to do with?

If you are starting to feel overwhelmed, attend this free webinar to learn about some remedies to the most common headaches.

We will discuss five MTSS implementation challenges and provide you with some practical tools to start tackling them.

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A Rich History

With a rich 25-year history as an independent research center within the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development,

The Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement conducts rigorous, unbiased evaluation of innovative practices and policies in education. During this time, CAREI has completed nearly 600 studies that have had an enormous impact on teaching and learning, not only in Minnesota but across the U.S.