Our policies and procedures have changed. The Office of Assessment, Accountability & Evaluation will only be accepting and reviewing research applications submitted online through this link beginning in 2020.

The following information must be uploaded using a Google account to complete the application.

  1. A completed “Application to Conduct Research” Form.
  2. A brief abstract, not exceeding 200 words.
  3. A detailed research proposal.
  4. Copies of all necessary consent/assent forms with completed checklists.
  5. A letter from principals/teachers granting permission to conduct research in their school/classroom.
  6. Evidence of recent (within five years) human subjects research training.
  7. College and university-affiliated researchers must obtain approval of their proposed research by the Institutional Review Board or similar committee.

To request the documents listed below, please call 863-534-0979 ext. 744 or email research@polk-fl.net.