Centers and Institutes
Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture (CCRC)
This Center, housed in the Department of Human Development,
facilitates collaborative research projects on social, cognitive, and
emotional development, coordinates a weekly colloquium and seminar series, and hosts Visiting Scholars from around the world.
The College is home to many interdisciplinary centers and institutes. These centers provide opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and collaboration and in turn affect the application of this research in community schools and in policy development.
Teacher Certification and Development (CCLTCD)
The Center was founded by the the College of Education of the University of Maryland and the Confucius Institute at Maryland (CIM) in September, 2009 through a grant funded by Hanban, the Office of the Chinese Language Council International.
Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings (CEEAS)
The Center’s goal is to radically improve the quality of education provided to our nationís most at-risk and underserved students: low-income, minority teenagers and young adults who are attending schools in alternative settings, including youth and adult correctional facilities.
Center for Education Policy and Leadership (CEPAL)
The Center for Education Policy and Leadership (CEPAL) aims to foster connections between the research and practice of urban education policy and leadership in public elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education in the United States.
Center for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR)
CILVR is a center whose goal is to serve as a national and international focal point for innovative collaboration, state-of-the-art training, and scholarly dissemination as they relate to the full spectrum of latent variable statistical methods.
Center for Literacy, Language, and Culture (CLLC)
The Center promotes academic collaboration across established "disciplinary boundaries" in ways that have recently emerged in scholarship and professional practice. CLLC focuses comprehensively and in a formalized fashion on the themes of culture, literacy, language, and schooling, especially in urban settings.
Center for Mathematics Education
Center for Young Children (Institute for Child Study)
The Center for Young Children is dedicated to providing an exemplary early childhood program and committed to fostering the continued growth and development of each child on a cognitive, physical, emotional, and social level.
Connection Beyond Sight and Sound
Connection Beyond Sight and Sound is a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and the University of Maryland, College Park. This project supports children in their home, school, and community by providing consultation, training and special programs, technical assistance to children, their families, and care providers.
Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children and Youth
The institute is a problem-centered organization engaged in innovation, research, and evaluation related to major concerns which affect the lives of both handicapped and gifted and talented individuals.
International Center for Transcultural Education
ICTE's mission is to enhance the quality of education by preparing educators and students to meet the social, economic, political, and cultural opportunities and challenges of a global community.
Maryland Assessment Research Center for Education Success (MARCES)
MARCES, a project of the Department of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, provides support to the range of assessment activities in the State, the region and nation by conducting basic and applied research to enhance the quality of assessment practice and knowledge.
Maryland Institute for Minority Achievement and Urban Education (MIMAUE)
A large scale research and outreach Institute working collaboratively with K-12 partners to raise minority achievement and improve urban schools.
Maryland English Institute
The Maryland English Institute (MEI) provides English language instruction and assessment at the postsecondary level for speakers of other languages who wish to learn English for academic, professional, or personal reasons.
Mid-Atlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning
A collaborative effort by mathematics and mathematics education faculty at the University of Maryland, the University of Delaware, and The Pennsylvania State University to develop an innovative doctoral program and special courses for pre-service and in-service teachers of mathematics.
Science Teaching Center
The Science Teaching Center provide courses for the professional study of science education in both formal and non-formal settings and at levels from elementary through university. .