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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School Spending & Outcomes Snapshot: Supporting Conversations on Equity and School Improvement

School Spending & Outcomes Snapshot is a new resource for hosting a variety of conversations about spending, resource allocation, and school improvement. This tool can be used to download data displays and resources that can help guide conversations about district spending decisions and their benefits for students.

View the School Spending & Outcomes Snapshot

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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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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.

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Accelerated Learning Title Page
Nov 22, 2022
Accelerated Learning is a popular post-pandemic catchphrase and has sparked plenty of press, resources from education experts, and products from vendors. So how do educators find the most useful information and resources? Where do teachers look to develop their understanding of Accelerated Learning, find quality tools, create steps for implementation, and acquire testimonies from other educators? The National Comprehensive Center’s Accelerated…
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Oct 21, 2022
The Value of TIPs National Comprehensive Center (NCC) has conducted a landscape scan and curated a set of resources in a new and easy-to-navigate dashboard that supports children facing adverse childhood experiences. By having readily available trauma-informed practices (TIPs), educators can be better prepared to create a safe environment that fosters learning. Effective trauma-informed systems contribute to improved student and school outcomes…
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National Center Presents Cover Slide
Oct 17, 2022
We recently introduced four new tools developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education to track and strengthen the effectiveness of (American Rescue Plan) ARP investments. A key takeaway of the presentation and practitioners’ panel is that even as state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) are trying to spend the money by the deadline, they need to focus on the quality and effectiveness of the…
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Oct 10, 2022
Our mission at the National Comprehensive Center is to bolster equity by helping educational systems provide the resources, create the policies, and enact the instructional practices required for all groups of students to learn, grow, and achieve regardless of their identity and experiences. In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we wanted to highlight one of the National Center’s Signature Projects—the Native Education Collaborative (NEC…
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Sep 22, 2022
There is no need to struggle with the “how” when working to recruit students to programs outside of the school day. That’s because The Wallace Foundation Summer Learning Recruitment Guide has provided detailed steps, including explanations and templates to create a successful recruitment plan. Getting students back into school buildings, or other locations, to spend additional learning time can be a difficult task, especially without previous…