The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and other educational settings.

"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action." ~Herbert Spencer

Message from the President

Welcome to the CREATE organization. We are fortunate to have a unique opportunity and a venue to blend practice and research. This is the promise of the CREATE organization. Our individual members include K12 practitioners in the field, professors and researchers in higher education, and researchers working for think tank organizations. 

Educational Articles:

American Public Education: An Origin Story

Source:  Education News

Author:  Kerry Walsh

Date:  April 16, 2013

​CREATE 2015
Proposal Submission Process


Proposal Submission Deadline:   April 24, 2015, Midnight--PST


Each proposal submitted will be reviewed based on the following criteria:
• Quality of writing
• Rigor of the methodology
• Relevance to the conference theme: Best Research and Practice in Assessing Students, Teachers, Principals, and School Effectiveness
• Appropriateness of fit within the selected strand
• Contribution to the field

For-profit presentations will not be accepted.
The proposal submission process includes presenter information, a presentation title, a 60-word presentation summary and a 350-word abstract. 


Prospective presenters will be notified about their proposal status by May 29, 2015
Notification of agreement to present at conference must be made by June 15, 2015.​  

To attend the CREATE 2015 Conference:

October 8 - 10, 2015  Charleston, South Carolina