Illuminate Education is committed to:
Developing research-based assessments that educators can trust
Unpacking policy and funding updates into information educators can easily understand
Providing research and scholarship around the topics most important
to educators today
Selected publications around key topics in education today
From Policy to Practice Series
Periodic articles examining shifts in education policy and connecting them to real-world applications for educators
Stimulus Funding Information
Research and published materials unpacking the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act.
Selected third-party publications referencing or republishing Illuminate's research.
Meet Our Researchers and Industry Experts
Meet some of the researchers, authors, and subject matter experts on the Illuminate team.
John Bielinski, Ph.D.
Sr. Director, Research & Development
Zoheb Hassan Borbora, Ph.D.
FastBridge Co-Founder & Chief Data Science and Innovation Officer
Rachel Brown, Ph.D.
Sr. Academic Officer
Sarah Brown, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Professional Learning
Jaime Harris, Ed.S., NCSP
eduCLIMBER Co-Founder & Director
Amy Jackson, Ph.D.
Vice President of Applied Research & Strategy
Ekaterina Forrester Smith, Ph.D.
John Walker, Ph.D.
Implement Research-Based Best Practices with the Illuminate Solution
Illuminate provides research-based assessments and award-winning tools to help you make data-driven decisions
for students, schools, and systems.
Research-based universal screening and progress monitoring for academics and social-emotional behavior (SEB) with intervention recommendations
Highest-quality, standards-based assessments with instant scoring, formative feedback, interactive reporting, and targeted activities
MTSS collaboration and management platform providing whole child data visualizations and built-in tools for essential MTSS practices