Resourcing Excellence in Education (REEd)


REEd (Resourcing Excellence in Education)

REEd is a university-based intermediary with deep ties to the K-12 education community.  We are committed to moving research findings into practice and to building the capacity of education systems to improve teaching and learning and to reduce inequities.


Guarantee all California students high-quality instruction and a nurturing school environment by resourcing excellence in K-16 education systems.


State of the Center Report

REEd is pleased to share our recent report describing the status of the Center’s progress over the past decade. In particular, we highlight recent organizational changes and the refocusing of REEd’s mission that have taken place between 2013-16. We hope that you take time to learn more about REEd’s significant contributions. We are particularly proud of our efforts to move research findings that positively impact teaching and learning into practice.


SOAR Teaching Frames® Deep-Dive Sessions

Register now for a session in San Diego (Click here) or Sacramento (Click here)

Resourcing Excellence in Education (REEd) at UC Davis School of Education will be hosting free, one-day Deep Dive sessions to share new resources designed to support implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the new California Frameworks: the SOAR Teaching Frames® for Mathematics and the SOAR Teaching Frames® for Literacy (with an


Sierra Sands Technology Grant
Executive Summary

Annual Program Evaluation 

In 2013 the Sierra Sands School District received grant funding from the Department of Defense to purchase Google Chromebooks for all math classrooms in the district.


Enacting Greatness: Leadership by Design

Growth Minded Practices for California Principals

Designed as a task force capable of re-shaping the way principals and teachers interact, the Principal Excellence Project (PEP) seeks to promote High-Leverage Leadership Practices in our schools by increasing the involvement of our principals.  Following suit with recommendations from the California Department of Education to improve teacher evaluation processes, the PEP Task Force was charged with developing a report that:


The Coaching Perspective

Why it Really Matters and How to Get Started

Today more and more schools and districts recognize that coaching is essential to strengthening the instructional capacity of teachers. REEd is pleased to offer a free, three-part online course via Canvas, a learning management system. The course is designed for administrators, evaluators, supervisors, instructional and peer coaches, and all others responsible for observation and feedback. Click here to register. 


An Evaluation of Career Technical Education Programs

Under the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

REEd at UC Davis School of Education has been contracted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to evaluate the department’s Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs in the state.  CDCR currently operates CTE Programs at 35 sites in the state, with the capacity to serve 8,805 inmates.  CTE programming is designed to be aligned with appropriate career pathways and industry established standards.  CTE curriculum is designed to provide training and skills th


Contact Us

REEd, School of Education
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-7520
Fax: (530) 752-3754


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