Archived Information

Tried and True: September 1997--The information in this publication was current as of September 1997, and has not been updated since. Some services described in the publication may no longer be available.

[The Regional Educational Laboratories]

[Map of Regional Educational Laboratories]

Regional Educational Laboratories Map
at Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

Northeast and Islands Laboratory at Brown (LAB)

Address: 222 Richmond Street, Suite 300
Providence, RI 02903-4226
Phone: (401) 274-9548   (800) 521-9550
Fax: (401) 421-7650
Director: Dr. Phil Zarlengo
OERI Contact: Lynn Spencer (202) 219-2179;
Areas Served: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
Specialty Area: Language and Cultural Diversity

Mid-Atlantic Laboratory for Student Success (LSS)

Address: Temple University/Center for Research in Human Development and Education
933 Ritter Annex, 13th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 204-3030   (800) 892-5550
Fax: (215) 204-5130
Director: Dr. Margaret C. Wang
OERI Contact: Gregory Dennis (202) 219-1919;
Areas Served: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
Specialty Area: Urban Education

Appalachia Educational Laboratory (AEL)

Address: P.O. Box 1348 Charleston, WV 25325-1348
Phone: (304) 347-0400   (800) 624-9120
Fax: (304) 347-0487
Director: Dr. John R. Sanders
OERI Contact: Kathy Fuller (202) 219-2281;
States Served: Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia
Specialty Area: Rural Education

Southeastern Regional Vision for Education (SERVE)

Main Address: P. O. Box 5367
Greensboro, NC 27435
Phone: (910) 334-3211   (800) 755-3277
Fax: (910) 334-3268
Director: Dr. Roy H. Forbes
OERI Contact: Deborah Williams (202) 219-2204;
States Served: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Specialty Area: Early Childhood Education

North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)

Address: 1900 Spring Road, Suite 300
Oak Brook, IL 60521-1480
Phone: (630) 571-4700   (800) 356-2735
Fax: (630) 571-4716
Director: Dr. Jeri Nowakowski
OERI Contact: Mary Campbell (202) 219-2130;
States Served: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Specialty Area: Educational Technology

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)

Address: 211 E. Seventh Street
Austin, TX 78701-3281
Phone: (512) 476-6861   (800) 476-6861
Fax: (512) 476-2286
Director: Dr. Wes Hoover
OERI Contact: Gil Garcia (202) 219-2144;
States Served: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
Specialty Area: Language and Cultural Diversity

Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)

Address: 2550 S. Parker Road, Suite 500
Aurora, CO 80014-1678
Phone: (303) 337-0990
Fax: (303) 337-3005
Director: Dr. J. Timothy Waters
OERI Contact: Annora Bryant (202) 219-2087;
States Served: Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Specialty Area: Curriculum, Learning, and Instruction


Address: 730 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: (415) 565-3000
Fax: (415) 565-3012
Director: Dr. Glen Harvey, Designate
OERI Contact: Sharon Horn (202) 219-2203;
States Served: Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah
Specialty Area: Assessment and Accountability

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)

Address: 101 S.W. Main Street, Suite 500 Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (503) 275-9500   (800) 547-6339
Fax: (503) 275-9489
Director: Dr. Ethel Simon-McWilliams
OERI Contact: Carol Mitchell (202) 219-2128;
States Served: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Specialty Area: School Change Processes

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)

Address: 828 Fort Street Mall, Suite 500
Honolulu, HI 96813-4321
Phone: (808) 533-6000
Fax: (808) 533-7599
Director: Dr. John Kofel
OERI Contact: Joe Wilkes (202) 219-2186;
Areas Served: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap), Guam, Hawaii, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau
Specialty Area: Language and Cultural Diversity

For more information about the Regional Educational Laboratory Program, please contact either:

Robert Stonehill
Director, State and Local Support Division
Phone: (202) 219-2088
Fax: (202) 219-2198

Carol Chelemer
Team Leader, Regional Educational Laboratory Program
Phone: (202) 219-2235
Fax: (202) 219-2106


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