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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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.

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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…
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Sep 16, 2022
The Region 3 Comprehensive Center is supporting the Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) in its development of a digital Microsite, #GoOpenUSVI. The goal of the Microsite and its digital library is to provide high-quality, openly licensed educational resources for educators. Additionally, professional learning around the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Open Educational Practice (OEP) is also provided to support educators…
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Sep 14, 2022
Students have returned to school after the pandemic and need to make serious gains. With the help of COVID-19 dollars, a tutoring program may be the ticket to Accelerated Learning—especially in literacy and math. However, since teachers are almost always overworked, it can be difficult to convince them to take on an additional responsibility. As a result, schools need to be innovative to recruit the tutors they need. Short-Term Needs, Long-…
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Aug 24, 2022
It’s the time of year when teachers, students, and families transition from summer back to school. The year ahead is full of excitement and possibilities, but it is important for teachers to consider the summer, even the last school year, to make sure they meet their students where they are and ensure continuous learning in the year ahead. Summer learning loss and the aftermath of COVID One recent study found that, on average, students…
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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)…