Anoka-Hennepin Research Criteria and Application Process
Research considered must align with the Anoka-Hennepin mission and vision, initiatives, and priorities. It must benefit Anoka-Hennepin students, staff, and community and require minimal staff and resource obligation. For acceptance, the research philosophy and methods must meet all Anoka-Hennepin practices and policies, including those pertaining to data privacy.
Research Application Process
Applicants must submit a written request and application form to the Research, Evaluation, and Testing (RET) Department, describing the project, including outlining the purpose, intent, methods, and alignment with district initiatives, the benefit to Anoka-Hennepin student achievement, the expectation of Anoka-Hennepin staff and the workload entailed relating to the research project, the non-personnel resources requested if applicable, the data or information being requested and how it will be used. Also included should be the process and person(s) responsible for monitoring the project and how and to whom the outcomes and findings will be reported.
Once received, the application will be reviewed by a small committee consisting of at least an RET representative, an Associate Superintendent, and a representative from Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment.
The application and approval process may take up to 30 business days and must be completed prior to initiating the project.
If accepted, the applicant will be required to sign a Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreement.