Education Group

Education Strategy Committee

Mission: To foster the development of academic programs in OR/MS and analytics, promote pursuit of education and successful careers in OR/MS and analytics, and support OR/MS and analytics professionals in their pursuit of high quality continuing education and professional development.

Education Outreach Committee

Mission: To encourage students toward eventual careers in OR/MS and analytics, to raise awareness of these disciplines and their relevant applications among K-12, community college and undergraduate college students and faculty, and support/promote the teaching of OR/MS and analytics in K-12, community college, and early college curricula.

Continuing Education Committee

Mission: To advise on the strategic direction and implementation of continuing education/professional development activities in analytics and operations research.

University Analytics Programs' Committee

Mission: To convene representatives of analytics programs on the undergraduate and graduate levels and provide a forum to allow program representatives to learn from one another.

Committee on Teaching and Learning

Mission: To convene individuals interested in the teaching and learning of OR/MS and analytics in all settings at all education levels and provide a forum to allow instructors to network, learn from one another, and facilitate volunteer efforts to support INFORMS education activities.

Combined Colloquia Committee

Mission: To organize a set of colloquia targeting graduate students and faculty in operations research and analytics; these include the Doctoral Student Colloquium (DSC), the New Faculty Colloquium (NFC), and the Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium (TEC).