Strategic Partnership with the Institute for Student Achievement (2001-present)
Since 2001, NCREST has been the strategic partner to the Institute for Student
Achievement (ISA). NCREST has collaborated with ISA on the design, development
and roll out of their high school reform model.
Partnership with the New York City Chapter of Say Yes to Education (2002-present)
NCREST has been a partner to the New York City chapter of Say Yes to Education
(SYTE) since 2002. NCREST provides on-going organizational and strategic support to
the chapter in areas such as professional NYC middle and high school choice and
admissions process and staff recruitment, and preparation of annual reporting to the
New Jersey Network of Superintendents Documentation (2008 ≠ present)
NCREST helps to design and document the development of the New Jersey Network of
The Understanding Fiscal Responsibility (UFR) Curriculum Evaluation (2010- present)
NCREST serves as the evaluator of the Understanding Fiscal Responsibility Project
(UFR). The UFR Project is developing a social studies and mathematics curriculum that
focuses on the federal budget, the federal debt, and budget deficit.
The MCNC Middle/Early College Research Partnership (2002- present)
Since 2002, NCREST has served as a research partner of the 25-year old Middle College
National Consortium (MCNC), a network of high schools across the nation, situated on
community college campuses. NCREST has documented the design, development, and
operation of the Consortiumís Early College High School Initiative.
The Michigan Early Middle College Association Research Partnership (2010 ≠ present)
NCREST serves as a research partner of the Michigan Early Middle College Association
(MEMCA), a network of middle-early college high schools in Michigan. NCREST
collects data and conducts analyses that provide information used by MEMCA schools to
strengthen their design and implementation.
Collaborative Research on the Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Model (2012-2015)
NCREST is partnering with Bard High School Early College (BHSEC), to document key
design features and practices associated with its model.
Research on the Implementation of IB in Ecuador’s State Schools (2012-present) NCREST is conducting a research project in collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organization and two Ecuadorian partners. This research investigates Ecuador’s state schools’ experience with implementing the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP).
Evaluation of the Smart Scholars Initiative (2013- present)
NCREST has been contracted by the New York State Board of Regents to conduct an evaluation of the Smart Scholars initiative, early college programs designed to promote improved high school graduation and college-going rates among students from high need populations. The Smart Scholars evaluation has been designed to examine different aspects of the Smart Scholars design, implementation, and outcomes using a mixed methods approach.