Through AIR-supported centers and those we support for clients, we integrate our expertise across a wide variety of fields to address complex social and behavioral science challenges.

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The Children Exposed to Violence Training and Technical Assistance Center at AIR supports children exposed to violence project sites/grantees funded through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
For the last seven years, AIR, under the leadership and guidance of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, ...
The PROGRESS Center provides information, resources, and support for local educators and leaders responsible for the development and implementation of ...
Resources to help people with disabilities and health care providers to work together to create a chronic pain plan, and safer opioid use.
AIR's Center for Applied Research in Postsecondary Education (CARPE) is committed to improving postsecondary education for today's students by generating rigorous evidence and helping those in the field connect research and practice.
The Methods of Synthesis and Integration Center (MOSAIC) at AIR is an inter-disciplinary collection of research synthesis projects conducted at AIR.
The Region 1 Comprehensive Center at AIR builds the capacity of state education agencies (SEAs), local education agencies, and schools to improve instructional quality, address achievement and equity gaps, and improve outcomes for all students on state-identified priority initiatives.
The Region 9 Comprehensive Center, operated by AIR through a U.S. Department of Education grant since October 2019, provides intensive capacity-building services to state education agencies and other education stakeholders in Illinois and Iowa.
The National Reentry Resource Center at AIR supports the provision of a comprehensive response to the adults and juveniles who leave prisons, jails and juvenile residential facilities and return to their communities with support from the Second Chance Act.
Better schools help make better communities and improve students’ chances of success. AIR experts use research-based strategies to help schools and districts build systems that improve outcomes and sustain improvements over time.
The AIR Center for Addiction Research and Effective Solutions (AIR CARES) is a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to preventing and reducing the negative consequences of substance misuse.
The National Center for Healthy Safe Children offers resources, training, and technical assistance to support states, tribes, territories, and local communities as they promote overall wellbeing for students and their families.
The Adult Education Research and Technical Assistance Center (AERTAC) at AIR conducts research and provides technical assistance to states and local programs to improve the adult education system.
AIR's Center for Early Learning Systems offers practical tools, resources, and methodologies to assist with planning, implementing, and evaluating preschool and other school readiness programs.
The State Support Network was a technical assistance initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of State Support, operated from 2016 to 2020 and designed to support state and district school improvement efforts.
The National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth served as a national resource ...
Since 2007, the MTSS Center has been a national leader in supporting states, districts, and schools across the country in implementing tiered support systems that address students’ academic, behavioral, social, and emotional needs.
The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center’s primary objective is to partner with states to provide opportunities to learn for teachers and leaders.
The National Center on Intensive Intervention's mission is to build district and school capacity to support implementation of intensive intervention, or data-based individualization, in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and/or behavioral needs.
AIR partners with WestEd on the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) to assist states to transform education and early intervention systems to improve educational results and functional outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
The Red Star Indigenous People’s Institute at AIR works with Native Nations in planning, implementing, and evaluating prevention and intervention strategies for Native youth and Native communities exposed to violence.
The purpose of the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) is to make it easier to find, understand, and use the results of research that can make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities.
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) summarizes research, identifies health information needs, and develops information resources to support programs in meeting the needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and burn injuries.
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments provides a range of resources and expertise on emotional and physical safety, bullying, cyberbullying, substance use prevention, crisis response, and building trauma-sensitive schools.
The National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) is a joint project of AIR and scholars at Duke University, Northwestern University, Stanford University, the University of Missouri, the University of Texas at Dallas, and the University of Washington.
From 2012-2019, the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL Center) was a national content center under the federally funded Comprehensive Center Network, providing support to state education agencies and districts in all 50 states.
The core of AIR's work supporting English learners (ELs) is done through the Center for English Learners. ELs face the challenge of acquiring content knowledge in English at the same time as they acquire English as an additional language.
The College & Career Readiness & Success Center (CCRS Center), operated from 2012 to 2019, provided technical assistance support to states focused on ensuring all students graduate high school ready for college and career success.