The purpose of CBER is to conduct rigorous research and translate and disseminate empirically-supported practices that promote equity and improve educational outcomes for all learners, especially those with or at risk for learning and behavioral difficulties.
- Represent and serve the Neag and UConn communities as a nationally and internationally recognized leader in educational research, practice dissemination, and policy development.
- Conduct innovative, rigorous, and translational research on effective educational practices and systems related to (a) literacy, (b) positive behavioral supports, (c) behavioral health and school climate, and (d) transition and postsecondary education.
- Engage educators, schools, families, communities, and agencies in reciprocal research and implementation partnerships at the local, state, national, and international levels.
- Prepare and mentor leaders to shape the future of education.