Center on Research & Evaluation

Center on Research & Evaluation (CORE)

 Faculty Resources

Visit our Faculty Resources page for access to helpful documents and information for our faculty partners.


Rigorous and collaborative evaluation can improve programs and drive outcomes. CORE conducts comprehensive evaluations that focus both on improving programs and demonstrating impacts. Learn more.

 CORE Initiatives

CORE develops high quality research that links to research and evaluation in classrooms, schools and school systems, and community organizations. Our work focuses on providing services that ultimately improve the well-being of children and families. CORE also actively collaborates with Simmons faculty/staff, community organizations, and researchers from other universities. Learn more.

Download the CORE information sheet

Download our information sheet to learn more about our partnerships and design process, and our expertise in data collection, data analysis, and dissemination.

Directions to the Center 

Take the Mockingbird exit from Central Expressway, go North on the service road. Expressway Towers (6116 N. Central Expressway) is on the corner of the service road and SMU Blvd. (formerly called Yale Blvd.). There are parking spaces on the front and on the south side of the building marked "Visitor Spaces." The Center is located on the fourth floor, suite 400, turn left off the elevator to the end of the hallway.