Center for Effective School Practices (CESP)

Hosted by Rutgers’ Graduate School of Education, the Center for Effective School Practices (CESP) is an education research and technical assistance center dedicated to finding practical solutions that maximize student achievement. CESP main objectives are to facilitate the translation of research into effective practices and build the capacity of educators to engage in informed decision-making that is rooted in research. CESP collaborates directly with schools and districts to address problems of practice and to find innovative and impactful ways to provide PD and support to teachers that will ultimately address student learning and academic attainment.

  • Area(s) Served: New Brunswick; Piscataway; New Jersey; Mid-Atlantic region and beyond
  • Population(s) Served: Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 teachers, administrators, supervisors, and higher education organizations, parents and researchers
  • Collaborative Partner(s): State departments of education; public, charter and private schools; statewide education associations