The Regional Educational Laboratory Program is a network of ten laboratories that serves the educational needs of designated regions by providing access to high quality, scientifically valid education research through applied research and development projects, studies, and related technical assistance activities.

The ten Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) serve the educational needs of designated regions, using applied research, development, dissemination, and training and technical assistance, to bring the latest and best research and proven practices into school improvement efforts.

REL Appalachia
Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, & West Virginia

REL Appalachia at CNA
Dr. Justin D. Baer, Acting Director
4825 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22311
Tel: 703-824-2457 or: 800-344-0007 x2828

REL Central
Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska,
North Dakota, South Dakota, & Wyoming

Marzano Research Laboratory
Robert J. Marzano, Director
9000 E. Nichols Ave. Ste. 112
Englewood, CO 80112
Tel: 303-766-9199

REL Mid-Atlantic
Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, & Washington, DC

ICF International
Teresa Duncan, Director
11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300
Calverton, MD 20705
Tel: 866-RELMAFYI or 866-735-6239

REL Midwest
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, & Wisconsin

REL Midwest at American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Dean Gerdeman, Ph.D., Acting Director
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
Tel: 866-730-6735 or 630 – 649-6500

REL Northeast and Islands
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York,
Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont & the Virgin Islands

REL Northeast & Islands at Education Development Center, Inc.
Jill E. Weber, Director
4 Foundry Avenue
Waltham, MA 02453
Tel: 617 – 969-7100

REL Northwest
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, & Washington

Education Northwest
Steve Fleischman, Director
101 SW Main St., Suite 500
Portland, Oregon 97204
Tel: 800-547-6339, ext. 454

REL Pacific
American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii,
Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of the Marshall Islands & Republic of Palau

Midcontinent Research for Education and Learning(McREL)
Dr. Nolan Malone, Director
1003 Bishop Street, Pauahi Tower, Suite 2200
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Tel: 808 – 664 – 8175

REL Southeast
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina & South Carolina

Florida Center for Reading Research, Florida State University
Dr. Barbara Foorman, Director
2010 Levy Avenue, Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL 32310
Tel: 850-644-9352

REL Southwest
Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas

Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
Vicki Dimock, Director
4700 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78723
Tel: 512-476-6861

REL West
Arizona, California, Nevada, & Utah

REL West at WestEd
Dr. Nikola Filby, Director
730 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: 866-853-1831