Core Values

      • Universities are resources to their communities
      • Addressing “the whole child” means the child, the family, the school, and the community
      • Complex problems deserve comprehensive solutions
      • Collective impact and diverse perspectives to promote sustainable change
      • Researchers can both generate and share knowledge in an accessible manner
      • Research-practice partnerships bridge the divide between “knowing” and “doing” what works
      • Commitment to rigorous research and scholarship activities
      • Commitment to objective, independent, and meaningful analyses and recommendations