Projects | Research & Evaluation Bureau | Kent State University

Funders include, but not limited to the following:  

  • Cleveland Foundation 
  • Cleveland Clinic Office of Patient Experience
  • Martha Holden Jennings Foundation 
  • National Science Foundation
  • Ohio Board of Regents
  • Ohio Department of Education
  • Ohio Department of Health
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • The New York Life Foundation 
  • Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
  • United States Department of Education

The Bureau provides a variety of mixed-methods evaluations for international, federal, state, and local programs. Some examples of current and previous evaluations are listed below.


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

  • Akron Public Schools
  • Case Western Reserve University Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS) Envoys Program
  • Lorain Community College
  • Toyota Education Initiatives in STEAM Innovation
  • University of Akron

Race to the Top (RttT)

  • Aspiring Principal Academy
  • Closing the Achievement Gap (CTAG)
  • Literacy Pyramid
  • Instructional Rounds

After School Programs

  • Akron Public Schools
  • Canton City School District
  • Cleveland Heights/University Heights School District
  • Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Professional Development

  • Project ACHIEVE - ESL teacher development
  • Kent Education Excellent Partnership (KEEP) Academy
  • Reading First
  • Stark County Math Science Partnership (MSP)

Education - Other

  • Alchemy
  • Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Summer Environmental Education Academy
  • Minding the Gap
  • Project ASTUTE (Improving Education for All Students Through Unified Teacher Education)
  • School Improvement Grant

Health and Human Services

  • Bereavement Camps
  • Canton Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)
  • Cleveland Clinic H.E.A.R.T program
  • Ohio Delta Initiative
  • Partners Investing in Nursing's Future (PIN)


  • Women's Leadership and Democracy Building Project (Turkey)
  • Toyota Education Initiatives in STEAM Innovation