he National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to:
Providing continuous administrative and curricular support to schools and districts as they implement Direct Instruction (DI) programs.
Conducting, promoting and publicizing high-quality research on the effects of DI implementations.
NIFDI is uniquely qualified for these tasks as its founding members include the creators of DI. NIFDI's implementation support consultants are experienced teachers with advanced degrees and 5 to 25 years teaching experience in DI. Many of the senior consultants are co-authors of the DI programs. NIFDI's leaders have more than 30 years experience with school and district implementations of DI in all types of environments.