Understanding the Review Process

  • All prospective external partner research proposal applications are reviewed and evaluated through a comprehensive, multi-stage process designed to ensure that we are identifying and supporting research partnerships designed to help advance our mission of educating and empowering every student, in every community, every day while also appropriately protecting student, staff, and district information and instructional time.

    Please review carefully the information provided below to help you understand how proposals are evaluated and what to expect at every potential decision step along the way.

Application Review & Decision Process Stages

  • Preparing to Submit an Application

  • Submit an Application

  • Initial Screening

  • Executive Sponsor Review Stage

  • Committee Review Stage

  • Agreement Drafting Stage

  • Final Executive Review Stage