Be a significant force in transforming the educational landscape to make learner-centered instruction the norm.
Provide structured support for advancing the instructional knowledge and skills of educators.
Provide a structured support system for developing a growing body of high-quality learning materials for classrooms and professional development.
Expand the universe of participants to include all disciplines, all levels of experience, all types of educational institutions, all types of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and all levels of education.
Provide a "laboratory" for education researchers, connecting researchers with teachers and classrooms for study.