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CREP: Center for Research in Educational Policy





The Center for Research in Educational Policy (CREP) is a non-profit research center located at the University of Memphis (U of M), and is designated as a State of Tennessee (TN) Center of Excellence. For over 35 years, its primary mission has been to conduct research and evaluation in K-12 schools, as well as higher education (HE), and community outreach programs. As a long-term contributor to the educational research field, CREP has extensive experience in research design, execution, and program implementation evaluation across the country including K-12, HE, museum, district, statewide, and multi-state programs. 

Specialty areas include: Research and evaluation design; instrument development and validation; experience conducting large scale evaluations in over 37 states; a fully staffed statistics department with experience managing and analyzing large data sets of both qualitative and quantitative tools; experience developing and running quasi-experimental and Randomized Control Trials (RCTs); and knowledge of What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) procedures and standards.   

How to partner with CREP

CREP is affiliated with the UofM College of Education>.

CREP’s expert staff of researchers, practitioners, and statisticians work in the areas of research design, instrument development, data collection and management, and data analysis. In addition, we provide services in the areas of project management, literature review, and consultation.

Contact us at crep@memphis.edu today!