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Welcome to The Center for Research and Evaluation

The Center for Research and Evaluation (CRE) is a University-based research center built on the theme of data driven practice, policy and research.  For two decades, CRE has provided research and program evaluation services to schools, agencies, and community organizations, as well as other university or community-based researchers.  Our expertise covers both qualitative and quantitative methods, program evaluation, secure web-based survey and data collection, and policy analysis.

Our office houses national and state education data and hosts the Orono site of the Maine Educational Policy Research Institute.