Request to Conduct Research

  • Research
    Dear Researcher,
    The mission of the Chandler Unified School District is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to be lifelong learners and responsible citizens. To that end, the major research interests for the district are studies that explore various:
    1. methods to increase student achievement
    2. approaches to help prevent at-risk students from dropping out of school
    3. approaches to assist with school improvement

    Thank you for your interest in conducting research in our district. To successfully be considered for research at CUSD, you will need to complete all steps listed below:
    • Complete this online application in full, which will be submitted to the Chandler Unified School District Office of Accountability, Assessment and Research. Applications must be submitted via Google form.
    • Download, print, sign, and email the following documents:
      • Declaration of Research Request Submission
      • Declaration of General Understandings, Stipulations, and Conditions for Application
      • Affidavit of Review and Understanding of the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Public Welfare, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office for Protection from Research Risks, Part 46, Protection of Human Subjects,
      • Chandler Unified School District Affidavit of Data Confidentiality.
    • Include your IRB acceptance letter and CITI training in your email to If you do not have these yet, the Declaration of Research Request Submission form has a space for you to explain why you do not yet have them and when you anticipate receiving them.

    Click  here to access all documents discussed in the above paragraph. The attached application provided is strictly for reference only, to assist with preparation for completing the Google form.. Also included in the documents is an FAQ section.

    Submissions missing necessary responses to the application will be denied. Complete submissions will be reviewed as soon as they can with the expected wait time being roughly three to four weeks. We will contact you upon making a final determination.