In 2017, the regional institutes were restructured, and SIE was renamed as Regional Academic Authority, English Expertise and works under Maharashtra Academic Authority, Pune, erstwhile Maharashtra State Council for Educational Research and Training (MSCERT) (MSCERT was established as State Institute of Education in 1964-65. It secured constitutional status like NCERT and was renamed as MSCERT in 1984)- the apex institute of educational research and training in Maharashtra
The RAA is headed by Director (an officer of academic establishment not less than rank of Class One Senior Lecturer of DIET or DIET Principal). RAA runs various projects for universalisation of education and quality teacher education for English Language Teaching. The roles and functions are primarily concerned with ensuring quality in respect of planning, management, research, evaluation and training. Dr Subhash Kamble is the present director of RAA,EE, Aurangabad.