The BEST Teacher program operates as a partnership between the University of Michigan School of Education’s Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) and the Bosch Community Fund. CEDER is responsible for program administration, evaluation, scaling, and improvement. 

The Bosch Community Fund is the corporate foundation for Bosch in North America. Established in 2011, the Bosch Community Fund focuses primarily on the enrichment of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the advancement of environmental sustainability initiatives and eco+STEM, a cross-section of the two.

The University of Michigan Marsal Family School of Education's Center for Education Design, Evaluation, & Research (CEDER) advances equity and excellence in education by providing access to high quality design, evaluation, and research services through collaborations with university, school, and community partners.

The BEST Program partners with districts, educational foundations, and nonprofits in participating districts to conduct outreach and support applicants and grantees. To learn more about who is responsible for outreach and support in your district, please visit the Contact Us page.