The University of California Educational Evaluation Center (UCEC)
is dedicated to harnessing the content and methodological expertise
of the UC system to enhance the evaluation of educational programs
and practices, leading to improved educational policy and practice.
About the UCEC
The University of California Educational Evaluation Center utilizes the system-wide expertise of nationally-recognized scholars to address educational problems through the rigorous evaluation of potential educational solutions. Through these evaluations, the UCEC contributes to the knowledge base of effective policies and practices (PK–20 and beyond) with the goal of improving data use and decision-making.
The combined experience of the UCEC Site Directors offers content and methodological expertise to successfully conduct national, state, and local educational evaluations. In addition, the strategic locations of each of the partner campuses give the UCEC a presence in all the major regions of a bellwether state, maximizing the Center’s capacity to conduct both state and local evaluations that also have national significance.
The UCEC offers: