Research, Planning & Evaluation Division



The mission of the Research, Planning, and Evaluation (RP&E) Division is to provide leadership and technical assistance in

  1. the collection of timely, accurate, and useful information on students, faculty, staff, budget and expenditure and other operational data; 
  2. the conduct of cost-effective research and evaluation of district-level programs, 
  3. the oversight of the district's comprehensive student assessment system, and
  4. building a culture of quality data in light of the belief that good data are an integral part of teaching, learning, and managing the school enterprise.


All these activities support the GDOE mission to Prepare all students for lifePromote excellence and Provide support


Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Zenaida Napa Natividad, RP&E Administrator at e-mail address     






Dr. Robert J. Marzano and his associates from the Marzano Research Laboratory (MRL) recently conducted a workshop among GDOE staff on Standards-Based Formative Assessment and Grading last Oct 27-30, 2014 at the Sheraton Guam Laguna Resort. Shown on this photo are (from left to right): Deputy Superintendent Joseph Sanchez, Dr. Marc Brodersen (MRL), Education Board Vice Chair Mary Gutierrez, Mr. Jeff Flygare (MRL), Dr. Robert J. Marzano, Superintendent Jon Fernandez, and RP&E Administrator Dr. Zenaida Napa Natividad. The workshop was fully funded by the Territories & Freely Associated States Education Grant (T&FASEG) Project Meyeng . For more information on Project Meyeng, please contact Dr. Natividad, Interim Project Director at