REImagine Research

  • This is the logo for REIThe Research and Evaluation Institute provides program evaluations, needs assessments and other research-based services for HCDE and the educational community for the improvement of education in Harris County. The Institute coordinates and facilitates program evaluations in a way that: utilizes scientific-based methodology; contributes to program planning; centralizes information, data, and findings in accessible formats; identifies client needs and the extent to which they are satisfied; and develops evaluation skills. HCDE, school districts, and other educational entities can utilize evaluation information to plan and strengthen programs, making them more cost-effective and tailored to specific research goals.

Institutional Review Board

  • What is an Institutional Review Board (IRB)?

  • What Does an IRB Do?

  • When Is an Evaluation Exempt from IRB Review?

  • Submit a Research Proposal to HCDE's IRB

Contact Us

  • Research & Evaluation Institute
    Harris County Department of Education
    6300 Irvington Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77022

    Yolanda Pyrtle
    Director of the Research & Evaluation Institute

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