Each stage of life has its own opportunities and challenges. Together, our assessment, research, evaluation, and capacity building teams aim to benefit all—from the youngest children to students, workers, and seniors.
AIR helps federal, state, and local policymakers, agencies, and practitioners in the U.S. and abroad carry out policies and practices designed to seize the opportunities and meet the challenges people face throughout the life course.
Our capacity building services are grounded in evidence, and our field-based experiences inform our assessment and research activities.
Our reputation for the highest professional standards is exemplified in services that are clearly designed and developed, appropriate for intended audiences, and expertly and accurately delivered with highest technical quality.
AIR offers a full range of student assessment services, collaborating with state, district, and international clients to develop and deploy the most effective and efficient assessment programs. Learn more about our work in:
- International student assessment
AIR's rigorous research and evaluation is at the core of developing and implementing the most effective ideas, programs, and policies to enhance people's lives. Learn more about our U.S.-based and international work in:
- Research design, analysis, and reporting
- Survey design, administration, analysis, and data acquisition
- Measurement and psychometrics
- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis
- Value-added and student growth measures
AIR experts translate research into practice and policy to support organizations and governments in carrying out and continuously improving their work. Learn more about our work in:
- Systems change
- Intervention implementation
- Professional development
- Knowledge diffusion
- Resource development