Expertise. Advocacy. Collaboration. CCSSO offers a number of Collaboratives and Networks 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. CCSSO Networks are funded by philanthropic grants, and states apply to join and commit to participate in the Network.
The Innovation Lab Network (ILN) is a network of states that pilot, scale, and improve student-centered approaches to public education. States collaborate in learning communities to implement policies and improve practices to support underserved students. Learn more here.
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 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 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 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.
The Teaching, Leading, & Learning Collaborative (TLLC) supports states as they identify and take action on policies to improve teachers' and leaders’ instructional practices that will help prepare all students to graduate ready for college, careers, and life. Learn more here.
For general inquiries related to membership in a collaborative please email Adam Petermann, firstname.lastname@example.org
To join a collaborative please click the button below: