Expertise. Advocacy. Collaboration. CCSSO offers a number of Collaboratives designed to provide states with technical assistance, opportunities to learn from their peers around the country, and access to national experts. CCSSO Collaboratives are open to states and industry partners to join for a fee on an annual basis.
The Accountability Systems and Reporting (ASR) Collaborative works to identify and share strategies across states that improve the effectiveness and technical quality of state education accountability models. Further information can be found here.
The Assessing Special Education Students (ASES) Collaborative supports states as they enhance their 21st century assessment, accountability, and instruction systems to provide equitable education for students with disabilities. Further information can be found here.
The Career Readiness Collaborative (CRC) supports states interested in improving access to a high-quality education that provides pathways into college and a career for each and every child. Further information can be found here.
The Chief Academic Officer/Chief Talent Officer (CAO/CTO) Collaborative aims to support senior level SEA staff overseeing academics and talent by discussing policy, providing peer support and guidance, and diving into of the moment research and strategy to impact the implementation of standards, high-quality instruction, and educator effectiveness. Further information can be found here.
The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Collaborative is dedicated to supporting states as they work to improve standards, instruction, assessment, data systems, and program design and accountability for children from birth to grade 3. Further information can be found here.
The Education Information Management Advisory Collaborative (EIMAC) works to ensure all students are prepared for college, careers, and life by bringing states together to develop and advocate for high-quality data and technology standards, policies, and solutions. Learn more here.
The English Learners (EL) Collaborative explores issues of policy implementation, assessment systems, and state policies that affect instruction, curriculum, professional supports, and state leadership for English learners. Further information can be found here.
The English Language Arts (ELA) Collaborative supports effective implementation of college and career-ready English Language Arts/literacy standards across states through the sharing of best practices and the development of high-quality tools and resources. Further information can be found here.
The Formative Assessment for Students and Teachers (FAST) Collaborative is dedicated to developing formative assessment as a component of a balanced assessment system and supports states in a variety of ways related to implementing formative assessments. Learn more here.
The Math Collaborative supports effective implementation of college and career-ready math standards across states through the sharing of best practices and the development of high-quality tools and resources. Further information can be found here.
The School and District Improvement (SDI) Collaborative supports states as they work to support struggling schools and districts, turn around the lowest-performing schools, and close achievement gaps for all students and for specific subgroup populations. Learn more here.
The School Leadership Development and Supports (SLDS) Collaborative assists states as they identify and implement school leadership workforce strategies to attract, prepare, hire, develop, and retain a diverse group of school leaders. Learn more here.
The Science Collaborative is dedicated to ensuring high-quality instructional materials and assessments are available to state and local education agencies and collaborates in the development of examples of high-quality assessment products aligned to standards. Learn more here.
The Social Studies Collaborative focuses on supporting student and professional learning in states by exploring opportunities and addressing challenges within the field of social studies. Further information can be found here.
The Student Centered Learning Collaborative is designed to support states committed to increasing access to equitable, student-centered learning through systems-level change to develop life-long learners prepared for success in college, careers, and life. Learn more here.
The Systems to Elevate Excellent Teaching (SEET) Collaborative explores how states can advance great teaching by implementing mechanisms for teachers to meaningfully influence policy, enhance instructional practice, elevate the teaching profession, and change the experiences of teachers. Learn more here.
The Technical Issues in Large-Scale Assessments (TILSA) Collaborative supports states on a variety of technical topics related to state summative assessments by bringing states together to share and discuss resources, successes, and challenges. Further information can be found here.
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