The SEERNet initiative is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences which encourages researchers to:
IES Director Mark Schneider introduced SEER in two blogs. You can read those blogs here and here. IES has iterated on SEER frequently and expects to continue to do so as we receive feedback from researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. IES’ goal is to produce concrete standards against which research can be judged to award different levels of certification. Following the well-known LEED levels of certification these include: Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum.
To provide feedback, please contact NCEE.Feedback@ed.gov.