Center on Research, Evaluation & Analysis


The mission of the Center on Research, Evaluation & Analysis is to conduct research and evaluations that are rigorous, successful, and provide useful, timely, and accurate results and reports.

Experience and Expertise

Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, products, and policies to improve their effectiveness, impact, and contributions to the future. CREA has over 20 years of experience in evaluating small and large federal, state, and foundation grant projects and local programs. The CREA team is highly skilled in all areas of research, evaluation and analysis. What sets us apart is our collaborative and tailored approach to each project.

CREA team members represent an impressive array of educational backgrounds and experience, including six team members with a PhD. or Ed.D.  The team brings both experience and expertise to a wide variety of content areas:

  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Early intervention
  • Education
  • Special education
  • Educational leadership
  • STEM education
  • Social, educational, and quantitative psychology
  • Child and family studies
  • Public health
  • Bio statistics
  • Biology
  • Economics


CREA team members have participated in research and evaluation projects in many fields, including:

  • Early childhood
  • Teacher preparation/education and professional development
  • Teacher induction and mentoring
  • Teen health and crisis response intervention
  • Special Education and Inclusion
  • Deaf-Blind community
  • Public Health
  • Traumatic Brain injury
  • Mental health and substance treatment service utilization
  • STEM education
  • Free choice learning


Contact Us

crea@triwou.org

Ph: 503-838-8560

The Research Institute : Western Oregon University : 345 N. Monmouth Ave. : Monmouth, OR 97361
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