Utilize our research and implementation experts, dive into our extensive partnerships, and realize results from data-informed strategies by engaging Northern Illinois University. Whether working on a local project or statewide initiative, NIU has the people, experience, connections and commitment to help you achieve.

What We Do

  • Policy Analysis and Development - NIU is a leader statewide in educational and public policy analysis and the development of legislation shaping the future for Illinois communities.
  • Education and Workforce Data Research and Analysis - Our world-class faculty and educational specialists continue to lead research on initiatives ranging from early childhood education to workforce preparation.
  • Regional Stakeholder Engagement - Illinoisans engage with statewide public policy, regional educational initiatives and local concerns through NIU-coordinated forums statewide.
  • Outcomes Reporting and Data Visualization - We are the preeminent source for support in outcomes reporting and data visualization statewide, whether the need is for published papers and reports, public presentations or customized websites.

Contact Us

NIU P-20 Research and Data Collaborative
148 N. 3rd Street
DeKalb, IL 60115


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