RISE provides services for faculty and staff interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education at all levels.


  • Attract funding for research
  • Promote improvements in education
  • Support STEM education research centers
  • Share research outcomes across disciplines
  • Create an online portfolio of expertise


  • Return IRAD for RISE centers
  • Provide a home for STEM education research projects
  • Bring together academic programs, outreach, and research groups
  • Provide scholarships for teachers
  • Fund an on-campus speaker series


  • Fundamental research
  • Discipline based education research
  • Speakers, workshops, brown bag
  • Education: professional development, graduate certificate, Master’s degree

Research and Innovation in STEM Education