Metcalf faculty members traveled to Finland to understand the similarities and differences between their schools and the Laboratory Schools.
Thomas Metcalf School and University High School cohorts are in the early planning stages for National Board Standards Component Two: Differentiation in Instruction.
Lab Schools faculty associates actively present their programs and innovations with others at a variety of conferences and workshops.
University Lab Schools have been home to HILIA programs since 1999, and the programs are housed at Thomas Metcalf School.
One aspect of the University Lab Schools mission is to assist in improving the quality of education offered in other schools.
A project, headed by Illinois State University staff and laboratory school teachers, is working to make SMART Boards accessible to visually impaired children.