In partnership with the Social Development Lab at Virginia Tech, the Cor Foundation conducts psychological research on:

  School Climate    Support school programming decisions by assessing school climate and recommending the appropriate evidence-based programs and practices

School Climate

Support school programming decisions by assessing school climate and recommending the appropriate evidence-based programs and practices

  Student Development    Study adolescent character development longitudinally by understanding the risk and protective factors

Student Development

Study adolescent character development longitudinally by understanding the risk and protective factors

  Improve Programming    Use evidence from program evaluations to inform program modifications

Improve Programming

Use evidence from program evaluations to inform program modifications

  School Culture    Develop a database of school climate indicators in order to determine the differences between schools and communities

School Culture

Develop a database of school climate indicators in order to determine the differences between schools and communities

Current Project

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With the SDL at VT, Cor will explore the relationship between...

  • implicit beliefs about bullying and caring
  • sense of belonging
  • upstanding barriers and behaviors
  • motivational goal orientation

Is your school interested in a research collaboration to understand your school climate and students? Please contact us at shane@corfoundation.us! 

In order to achieve research transparency, more information will be provided on the research projects,  including methodology and data analysis plans on the Open Science Framework.