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Founded in 2019, the Department of Education and
Community Outreach (ECO) at UC San Diego Extension attends to the complex and interconnected lifespan learning needs of diverse audiences across the globe, serving over 65,000 students per annum and steadfastly grounded in the research, teaching and service missions of the University of California. Our commitment to the University’s maxim Fiat Lux (let there be light) drives ECO to illuminate educational pathways from preschool to post-retirement, focusing on individuals, schools and communities wherever they may be in the world. 


The UC San Diego Extension Center for Research and Evaluation staff have expertise in conducting primary and secondary research and evaluation projects across workforce development, education, youth services, health, and arts and culture. The following is a selection of CR+E research reports: