Centers and Community Outreach Services

Centers and Clinics

Center for Economics Education 


The purpose of this center is to provide effective economic education in area schools, preparing young people for their own and the country's future.


Center for Gifted Studies & Talent Development   
The center provides an assessment, consultation, counseling, and advocacy service. It offers courses via IHETS and workshops throughout the state.

Center for Technology in Education 
The mission of the Center is to promote innovation of computer technologies through teaching, research, policy, and outreach to P-12 schools through long-term partnership building.

Center for School Innovation 
The center helps schools, communities, and administrators develop innovative, entrepreneurial approaches to K-12 education.

Counseling Practicum Clinic
The clinic is a training and research facility that provides counseling services to the community. Counseling may be delivered on an individual or group basis.

Neuropsychology Lab
The laboratory was established as a research and teaching facility. The laboratory also serves the larger community by assessment of, and remedial planning for, people with neurological disorders.

Psychoeducational Diagnostic Intervention Clinic
The clinic provides psychological and educational services to the university and wider community. This is accomplished through consultation, assessment, intervention, training, and research.

TEACH Lab
TEACH stands for Technological Education and Assessment for Children with Handicaps. This lab is equipped with 12 computer workstations with various equipment and software adaptations. It is a resource center that assists educators in assessing computing needs of children with special needs.

Other Services

Child Care Collection
The Child Care Collection serves as a resource for parents and professionals in the field of early child care and education. These resources include videotapes, books, newspaper articles, and study guides. 

Distance Education
Through the School of Extended Education, higher education is more flexible and accessible for people who face the challenges of time, distance, and family and work responsibilities.

Electronic Field Trips
These field trips are a dynamic combination of live, interactive broadcasts and online curriculum meeting national teaching standards for grades K-12. They inspire children to explore new learning concepts and consider expanded career possibilities.

Professional Development Schools 
The PDS Network is a collaborative planning partnership between professional education programs and P-12 schools for the professional development of teachers and the training of future educators.

Public School Study Councils 
The fundamental purpose of the councils is to bring about the improvement of education in member school systems in the state of Indiana.