California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE)

About the CCEE

The CCEE plays a key role in the California System of Support which acts like a statewide safety net to help struggling districts and schools get back on track.

Our mission is to offer personalized, immediate, and evidence-based support to county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools in order to improve learning for all students. We rely on Dashboard data to inform our school improvement efforts, and offer support directly on a one-on-one basis or in partnership with other agencies.

Created in 2013 under the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), the CCEE is a small dynamic team made-up of California’s foremost leaders in education research, strategy, school governance, and professional development. Our team is led by Executive Director Dr. Carl Cohn, a nationally recognized and respected thought leader in public education.

The CCEE’S Role In The CA System Of Support

The CA System of Support is made up of three entities: CCEE, county offices of education, and the California State Department of Education.

Each entity has specific responsibilities but, working together, this statewide support team is charged with providing all districts with additional support, i.e. differentiated assistance. Rather than “doing to” districts and schools as in the past, the current approach is about “doing with” because it is more likely to lead to sustained improvement.

Press Releases

02/02/18:   The CCEE ‘Demystifying the Dashboard’ to Help Empower School Communities
12/07/17:   The CCEE Stands Ready to Work Alongside Struggling Districts Under CA System of Support
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03/01/18:   Register Now! Small School & District Leaders Dashboard Webinar
01/29/18:   Registration Now Open! Feb. 8 Data and Evaluation Module (webinar)
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