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
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Available Topics:

Teaching and Learning

Instructional methods, curriculum materials, and helpful tools support K-12 learning at school, at home, and in the community.  Explore strategies and best practices on:

  • Literacy and early learning
  • Online/distance learning
  • High-dosage tutoring
  • STEM and computer science
  • Post-secondary preparation

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.

  • Attracting and recruiting educator talent
  • Preparing and certifying educators
  • Diversifying the educator workforce 
  • Developing culturally responsive practices
  • Supporting professional growth and evaluation systems
  • Cultivating educational leadership

Student and Staff Well-being

Social-emotional learning and trauma-informed practices are essential to K-12 education. These resources can help improve:

  • School climate
  • Student engagement
  • Academic outcomes
  • Relationships between educators and students

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
  • Engage the whole family and community
  • Prepare students and families for the next school year