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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CCNetwork is going to the National ESEA Conference!

We have scheduled time slots for RCC teams to promote their Center at the CCNetwork booth, see the
schedule below.

2/2 RCC Booth Times

  • 11:00–12:00 Region 5 and Region 14
  • 12:00–1:00 Region 3 and Region 7
  • 1:00–2:00 Region 2 and Region 15
  • 2:00–3:00 Region 12 and Region 17

2/3 RCC Booth Times

  • 10:00–11:00 Region 6
  • 11:00–12:00 Region 9
  • 12:00–1:00 Region 8
  • 1:00–2:00 Region 4
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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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Cultivating Teacher Talent Through Grow Your Own Programs

This multimedia package was developed from a series of three webinar sessions conveniently broken down into key insights, real-world examples, and expert-given advice that can help state and local education agencies design, implement, and evaluate their own GYO programs.
Access the resource here

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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 in supporting this effort.

Learn more about the initiative here

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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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Jan 19, 2023
Our National Center Community of Practice on Strategic Use of Summer and Afterschool Set-Asides facilitators, Hillary Oravec and Brenda McLaughlin, published an article in the Journal of Youth Development. The COVID-19 pandemic illuminated how essential summer and after-school programs are for youth and their families. Policymakers took note of the needs and the evidence base and prioritized stimulus funding to expand access and accelerate…
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Jan 4, 2023
By Jeanette Joyce, Sara McGinnis, and Carrie Parker.  True systemic change requires time. There must be a clearly defined scope, a commitment to build a strong foundation, and a crafted partnership determined to see solutions through a holistic lens. In this project, the Region 11 Comprehensive Center (R11CC) team partnered with Nebraska education agencies to create and systematize processes for data use and implementation of evidence-based…
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Dec 20, 2022
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores have been released, and one of the big questions on educators’ minds is, “How has the pandemic affected students’ progress?” The NAEP scores act as a report card for the nation, announcing which groups of students are landing below, at, or above the proficiency line. Confirming people’s fears, the results were disheartening this year. However, there were some signs of upward…
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Dec 9, 2022
Let’s say I had trouble dividing fractions, one of the Accelerated Learning participants began, should I get remediated in all things fractions? The simple question seems to have an obvious answer, “No,” and yet remediation is still a go-to response for many teachers. But what are the potential harms of remediation, and what might be a better solution? These are just some of the questions the Accelerated Learning Work Group analyzes, evaluates…
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Nov 29, 2022
Grow Your Own (GYO) refers to programs that recruit, prepare, and support people from within communities to become certified teachers. These programs harness partnerships from school districts and community organizations to offer supports like mentorship, financial assistance, and flexible schedules that can engage a wider pool of candidates from under-represented groups, thereby diversifying the educator workforce. In fact, these opportunities…