To find continuing financial support to fulfill the mission of the Project.
Provide structured support for continuing professional development within the educational community.
Provide structured support that would allow members to develop materials for classroom use.
Expand the "universe" of membership: we want members from all disciplines, from different levels of teaching experience, from different types of educational institutions, and from different ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
To contribute to the body of work happening around the country that will make student and learning-centered approaches to teaching the norm.
Provide a "laboratory" for education researchers; connect researchers with teachers and classrooms for study.