Welcome to the CCNetwork

The Comprehensive Center Network (CCNetwork) features 20 federally funded Technical Assistance Centers - the National Comprehensive Center and 19 Regional Comprehensive Centers. The Centers address pressing educational needs around the country in collaboration with:

  • State, district and local leaders
  • The U.S. Department of Education
  • National organizations
  • Community partners

Each of these Centers offers no-cost services and products to support capacity-building in state and local education agencies.

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Engage Every Student Initiative

The National Comprehensive Center is please to support the Engage Every Student Initiative.  We joined U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and the Afterschool Alliance; AASA | the School Superintendents Association; National League of Cities; National Summer Learning Association for the kickoff.

Read the press release here

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New Toolkit Just Released!

The Supporting Students in Poverty with High-Impact Instructional Strategies Toolkit provides teachers, principals, district staff, and state agencies with evidence-based, high-impact strategies and supportive actions that have the potential to decrease the negative impacts of poverty on student achievement.

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New Toolkit: Considering Native Students: A Learning and Programming Toolkit for SEAs, LEAs, and Tribes

The toolkit provides considerations and guidance for SEAs, LEAs, and TEDs to use when planning, implementing, and evaluating programming for Native students. SEAs, LEAs and TEDs should use the information in the toolkit in collaboration to help ensure successful and effective programming for Native students.

Click Here to Check Out the Toolkit

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CCNetwork Highlights

This rotating collection highlights stories, resources, and tools from across the CCNetwork and showcases topics of urgent interest. For each collection we provide: 

  • An introduction to the topic
  • An outline of subtopics
  • Concise and useful tools and how to obtain them
  • Resources designed to underpin successful practice

Available Topics:

Teaching and Learning

Instructional methods, curriculum materials, and helpful tools support K-12 learning at school, at home, and in the community.

Educator Workforce

The CCNetwork supports states and districts as they design and implement strategies to ensure students have equitable access to effective teachers and leaders.

Summer and Out-of-School Time

Summer learning and out-of-school time (OST) programs are fun and important ways to make up for lost instructional time, build relationships between students and teachers, and prepare students and families for the next school year.

Recent News

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Aug 10, 2022
The National Center submitted two proposals for March 2023’s SXSW EDU Conference. Check out these links and vote for our sessions to be included in the Conference. You can vote by clicking here (Circling Around Circles of Reflection Meet Up) and here (Visioning Education That Celebrates Students). If you are interested in viewing others and voting for a proposal you would like to see, please click here.  Explore all the session ideas entered and…
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Jul 25, 2022
The National Comprehensive Center (NCC) joined the U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, national partners, and students and education leaders from around the country to launch the Engage Every Student Initiative on July 14th in Washington, D.C.  The Initiative will help communities use American Rescue Plan funds alongside other state and local funds to ensure that every child who wants a spot in a high-quality out-of-school time (OST)…
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Jul 18, 2022
National Comprehensive Center (NCC) hosted The National Center Presents: Assessing and Addressing Equitable Opportunities to Learn, part of a webinar series to build awareness and knowledge among states and districts around high-leverage challenges, common needs, and evidence-based strategies and solutions. The webinar featured Don Barfield, equity advisor to the NCC, and partners from the Education Commission of the States, Sarah Glover and…
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Jul 7, 2022
How can states help local education agencies monitor #ESSER-funded activities' impact on student learning? Read about @IdahoSDE's approach on the @Reg17CC blog.
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Jun 28, 2022
Community schools represent a place-based strategy in which schools partner with community agencies and allocate resources to provide, according to the Coalition for Community Schools an “integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community engagement.” Community schools vary in the programs they offer and the ways they operate, depending on their local context. However, four features—or…