Action Research Program

Cleveland State University

upcoming event

Carla Neely, 2022 Ohio District 11 Teacher of the Year and the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow will speaking at 6:40pm on Wednesday, 12/7/22 on “Teaching: Why it Still Matters.” This is a virtual event. Registration required.

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Congratulations to our Action Research Participant, Melissa Kmetz, for being chosen as the 2023 Ohio Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations 2023 Teachers of the Year for Ohio's State Board Districts

We look forward to partnering with the 2023 OTOY in action research projects throughout the year!

Program Goal

The Action Research Program is practitioner driven professional development that provides individualized professional development for K-12 school practitioners through action research for the benefit of teachers and students in the program.

Program Highlights

  1. Between 2013-2022, 169 action research projects have been completed with approximately 30 practitioners and 15 university faculty participating each year.

  2. During the 2020-2022 pandemic school years, 43 K-12 practitioners and 17 university faculty participated in our program.

  3. Since 2021 alone, there have been ten professional conference presentations from our action research teams with five new manuscripts published or under review.

Past Projects

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