CCEE Connection (March 2024)

News & Announcements
Interested in Joining the community engagement initiative (CEI)?

Applications to join the Cohort V of the Community Engagement Initiative are due March 15, 2024. This peer-led initiative brings together LEAs from every corner of the state to learn together about community engagement strategies and practices that strengthen relationships that affect student outcomes. Interested LEAs can find more information and apply here.

In Case You Missed It
project arise free professional development opportunity

Project ARISE partners have developed a series of self-paced online courses that offer a whole-child approach to literacy instruction. Engage in content addressing executive functions, research informed best practices for reading instruction, and a process for intensive intervention. This professional learning opportunity is free to all California educators. Project ARISE is led by Contra Costa County Office of Education and supported by California Department of Education. Enroll for courses here.

Equity leadership now! a new podcast by the 21Csla state center

Tune in to Equity Leadership Now!, hosted by 21CSLA, where we engage in conversations with leaders committed to equity in education, spanning from PreK to university settings. We explore their innovative ideas and compelling work to realize individual, social, and environmental justice at the intersection of research, policy, and practice — because our democracy depends on it. 

Listen today to “Orchestrating a Community of Diverse Educational Equity Leaders” featuring Rebecca Cheung, Assistant Dean of the Berkeley School of Education and Director of 21CSLA State Center. In this episode, Dr. Cheung delves into her leadership journey and discusses the crucial intersection of equity, leadership, and public education with Professor and 21CSLA Chair Jabari Mahiri. Listen to ELN! now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, and more.

CCEE “OPEN DOOR” sessions

Join our “open door” sessions where educational practitioners share innovative ideas and best practices from the Whole Child Design Framework. Connect with peers across the state, and explore opportunities for further engagement. Visit our site to watch recordings of past sessions or click the events calendar button in the navigation for upcoming sessions.

Looking AHEAD

3/14: Increasing Intervention Efficacy Using Data Dashboards

A data dashboard can be a powerful tool when considering how to track the effectiveness of program implementation and efficacy. There are a myriad of factors to consider when deciding what dashboarding can provide your LEA. In this Open Door session, San Ramon Valley USD will share how to link data dashboarding with progress monitoring to increase intervention efficacy. Click here to register.

3/26: Balanced Assessment Systems in Action: Fostering Formative Assessment Practices With Mathematical Learning Progressions

This Open Door session explores the implementation of Balanced Assessment Systems, particularly Formative Assessments in mathematics, through Rincon Valley Union School District’s journey leveraging mathematical learning progressions from the Ongoing Assessment Project (OGAP) and utilizing progress monitoring tools such as teacher and student surveys and classroom walk-throughs to foster inclusive mathematical instruction. Click here to register.

register for the ’24-’25 Leadership institute

Register for the ‘24-’25 Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute will kick off in person July 21, 2024 in Newport Beach, CA. 

The ultimate goal of the Leadership Institute is to create networks and support systems for small school district leaders so they can gain the skill set and confidence needed to effectively lead their districts.

Project arise spring workshop series

Project ARISE, led by Contra Costa County Office of Education, invites California educators to our Spring Workshop series.  These virtual professional learning sessions will include:

  • For Executive Functions, Context Matters from the Center for Whole-Child Education
  • Effective Foundational Skills Instruction from TNTP
  • Intensifying Interventions for Students from the National Center on Intensive Intervention

See Workshop Flier.

See Workshop Registration.

March Resources
About the CCEE

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence is a statewide leader delivering on California’s promise of a quality, equitable education for every student.

About the Transformative Systems for Equitable educational outcomes center (tSEE)

The Center for Transformative Systems facilitates a common integrated vision for the Statewide System of Support for the development of coordinated, equitable, educational student outcomes.


New Beginnings: What can happen when we imagine something new?

By Matt J. Navo, Executive Director, CCEE

Our state has invested millions of dollars into our schools and statewide systems over the last 4 years. The investments were pursued in hopes of building innovative approaches to improving educational outcomes for our students.

In addition to all the investments that create new ideas, sometimes doing something new involves simply a new approach or even reducing ideas to focus on a few key opportunities.

The Center for Transformative Systems for Equitable Educational Outcomes (TSEE) did just that on February 20, 2024.  For the first time in California’s history, every state-funded initiative with statewide impact was brought together in hopes of establishing a new way of coordinating, collaborating, and integrating services and supports across the state.

This newsletter takes advantage of the opportunity to highlight new beginnings in state transformation.

Statewide System of Support (SSOS) is beginning to build the Interagency Collaboration envisioned by the State

By Chris Hartley, Ed.D., Deputy Executive Director, CCEE

As we celebrate and embrace new beginnings and the energy the Spring season brings all our educators throughout the state of California, the Center for Transformative Systems for Equitable Educational Outcomes (TSEE) is excited to bring you this newsletter. Together, we can harness the symbolism of Spring to cultivate a brighter, more interconnected future for all students.

This narrative directly aligns with our most recent event involving all lead agencies in the SSOS. For the first time, all state-funded initiatives that have a statewide impact were assembled in the collective pursuit of building interagency collaboration and integration of services and support statewide.

The Statewide System of Support Collaboration Convening, with over 110 participants making up over 25 state initiatives, was an opportunity to learn, grow, and share unique expertise and resources. 

Participants connecting with lead initiatives at the gallery walk to learn more about specific offerings and resources on day two of the convening.

State agency partners pulled together to organize and facilitate the event. Big thanks to CCEE Board President, Dr. Cynthia Glover-Woods and CCEE Executive Director, Matt Navo for the excellent opening day remarks and to all the presenters who made this an outstanding event.

Special thanks to our state agency partners that made this event possible. Pictured from left to right: Felicia Novoa, Anissa Sonnenburg, Michelle Valvidia, William McGee, Chris Hartley, Jasmine Hennessy, Melissa Hodgson, Mindy Fattig, Dr. Cynthia Glover-Woods, Sara Pietrowski.

Just as Spring encapsulates the possibility of transformation, so do the efforts and dedication of educators throughout the state.

Embracing New Opportunities to Learn and Grow: Ensuring Equity in Access with the Statewide System of Support (SSOS) Online Tools

By Mindy Fattig, Senior Advisor, Statewide System of Support, CCEE

How do we ensure equity in access to all of the state funded resources, supports, and services across the state so educators know where to go and how to access resources without solely relying on who they may know in the system? This is a question that CCEE has been working on with our educational partners in the field over the past few years. As a result, goals with very specific strategic actions were identified to create tools that provide ease of access to all of the SSOS state funded resources available to educators that are designed to support improving outcomes for students.

These are just two of the many tools created which you can access with the links or QR codes below.

Levers for System Change

The Levers for System Change tool is designed for LEAs to assess the quality of their educational infrastructure in order to improve outcomes for ALL students, inclusive of serving students with disabilities. LEA teams evaluate, document, and progress monitor the status of implementation of the six fundamental components necessary for a successful LEA. 

CCEE Statewide System of Support Resource Hub

Discover a wealth of universal resources aimed at enhancing student outcomes and supporting educators! With over 30 statewide projects, grants, and initiatives, there is a new one-stop website designed to provide equity in access to valuable tools for educators. There are 130+ universal resources aimed at supporting districts, county offices, and charter schools, and this number will continue to grow! From webinars, to toolkits, to self-assessment frameworks, all resources are aimed to help educational partners improve outcomes for students. 

To learn more about the various online tools the System of Support has to offer, see the document below, or click here. We hope these tools will help educators across the state, to learn and grow together.

Revised CSTP Provides CEI with New Opportunities to Develop Teacher Capacity

Brittany Mabe, Ed.D., District Advisor, Community Engagement, San Diego County Office of Education

Take a moment to think about the last fifteen years and all that has transpired in the world of education and beyond. From technology advances to global pandemics to AI, the classrooms of today look vastly different from those of fifteen years ago. Knowing this, it is exciting that revised and updated California Standards for the Teaching Profession, CSTP, were approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) in February. The prior version of the CSTP, used by public school teachers K-12 statewide, were approved in 2009 and have been used to guide professional development, evaluation, and teacher induction programs for the last fifteen years. The goal of these revised standards, as outlined in the Information/Action Item presented to the CTC (2024), is to “enable teachers to meet the needs of all learners (collective), each learner (individual), and every learner, including but not limited to specifically historically and persistently underserved students.”

These new standards bring about many new opportunities. While the overarching six domains of the standards remain the same, included among the changes to the standards themselves is a stronger focus on family and community engagement and developing “positive and reciprocal family and community connections” (CTC Information/Action Item 4B, 2024). The new standards address the goals of the family and the community and ask teachers to implement evidence-based principles of engaging families to best meet the needs of all learners. One way that districts and charters across the state of California can deepen their community engagement practices and their understanding of these principles is through participation in the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI), a component of the Statewide System of Support charged with building peer-to-peer partnerships and deepening an understanding of authentic engagement. The revised standards provide the CEI an opportunity to collaboratively support educators in the classroom, ultimately strengthening community engagement and improving student outcomes.

CCEE Connection (February 2024)

News & Announcements
Project CLEAR (California Literacy Elevation by Accelerating Reading)

Project CLEAR builds capacity in implementing and accelerating literacy development in districts across the state. Educators can participate in one of two levels of professional learning offered through Project CLEAR – Teacher Leaders and Teachers. Participation is fully funded through Project CLEAR! For more information, see Project CLEAR’s webpage on our Learning Acceleration System Grant Website.

Project CLEAR’s Two-Unit Graduate Assessment Course

Project CLEAR now offers a two-unit graduate assessment course for interested teachers and administrators! The grant-funded coursework provides an overview of early literacy assessments in phonics, reading, and writing. The course is also designed to assist district and school leaders to develop, or redesign, a literacy acceleration plan to incorporate into their Local Control and Accountability Plan. For more information about this opportunity, please see Project CLEAR’s webpage.

Interested in Joining CEI?Applications to join the Cohort V of the Community Engagement Initiative opened in mid-January. This peer-led initiative brings together LEAs from every corner of the state to learn together about community engagement strategies and practices that strengthen relationships that affect student outcomes. Interested LEAs can find more information and apply at

In Case You Missed It
Direct Technical Assistance Request for Proposal

CCEE is looking for respondents who can support partner LEAs in implementing State priorities. Further information is included in the Request for Proposal.

Looking AHEAD
California Collaborative for Learning Acceleration – 2024 Summit

Registration is open for the 2024 California Collaborative for Learning Acceleration (CCLA) Summit! The CCLA Summit is an inclusive hybrid space for educators to gain knowledge and deepen understanding of learning acceleration to reinvigorate classroom instruction to improve student outcomes. Both in-person and virtual participation options are offered.

Please join us on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm by registering here.

February Resources

About the Teaching, Learning, and Leading Center (TLLC)

Our team works in alliance with educators to improve teaching, learning, and leadership so every student is inspired and prepared to thrive as their best self.

About the CCEE

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence is a statewide leader delivering on California’s promise of a quality, equitable education for every student.

Executive Director’s Corner

Inspiring Change through Direct Technical Assistance

By Matt J. Navo, Executive Director, CCEE

CCEE’s Just Cause to “inspire change” is central to our established purpose as an organization. Our collaborative approach emphasizes the power of partnerships and the collective strength that comes from working together. We leverage improvement science and equity-centered practices such as the Seven Circle Model to build initial and ongoing relationships that will sustain the work moving forward. Through our collaborative efforts in Direct Technical Assistance (DTA), the Teaching, Learning, and Leading Center (TLLC) leverages these practices to inspire change as they work alongside Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in their collaborative improvement journeys. One of the objectives of DTA is to: 

Advise and assist County Offices of Education (COEs) & Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in need of targeted assistance in achieving their LCAP goals by effectively meeting the needs of students historically underserved. 

TLLC, led by Dr. Stephanie Gregson, Deputy Executive Director, is dedicated to addressing the specific needs of LEAs under the umbrella of DTA. Below you will read more about DTA and the various levels of support TLLC provides in efforts to inspire change within the educational system.

What is Direct Technical Assistance?

By Stephanie Gregson, Ed.D., Deputy Executive Director, CCEE

Direct Technical Assistance sounds very formal and what you would expect from Education Code. Yet, Direct Technical Assistance, as our team at CCEE views it, is anything but technical – it is very much about learning and understanding together what type of support will lift the efforts in each district eligible for Direct Technical Assistance. The CCEE team approaches Direct Technical Assistance honoring the human work that is part of systems change. Our Direct Technical Assistance handout provides a brief overview of the different types of supports that can be accessed through Direct Technical Assistance but let me provide an example.  

One of the districts we support asked us to review their strategic plan and collaborate on how we can amplify their actions within the strategic plan. One of the first steps after reviewing the district’s strategic plan was to conduct a crosswalk analysis with all the other plans the district was required to develop, including their LCAP. Our team worked with the County Office of Education team and district team to conduct this crosswalk analysis and help identify areas of alignment and detractors. The goal of this collaboration is to ensure focus and intentionality of all district and support actions align with the LCAP and Strategic Plan goals. Once this work is completed, all have a shared understanding of the goals, strengths, and areas of support. This approach provided the opportunity for all to learn and grow together and move forward with coherent intentions.

This is just one example of support provided through Direct Technical Assistance and there will be a few more examples throughout this newsletter. As our Executive Director mentioned, we are here to lift up and inspire change within our educational system. We are here for you.

Bolstering Supports in Partnership 

By Rocio Gonzalez-Frausto, Assistant Director of the Teaching, Learning & Leading Center, CCEE

The CCEE DTA team may engage in a DTA partnership with districts, the County Office of Education, and GEO leads through various modes, as seen in Figure 1. As the modes progress, CCEE’s DTA support is intensified. Regardless of the mode, quality improvement practices are leveraged. In a Cooperative Facilitation partnership, the CCEE works with the district and COE leadership team from design to implementation of a targeted project or to serve as a launch to a District goal with the support of the COE as part of Differentiated Assistance (DA) it provides to the district. 

For example, a district office could be working to implement its goals and initiatives with little consistent success. The CCEE, in this partnership, will leverage the COE Differentiated Assistance to identify the root cause. CCEE will co-facilitate Continuous improvement-driven sessions with the COE and District to support the district leadership in identifying the LCAP and instructional plan(s) alignment and immediate next steps. As part of the identified support, CCEE can provide leadership quality improvement coaching to targeted individuals on the team and serve as a connector to other supports found in the CA Statewide System of Support. The duration of the Cooperative Facilitation partnership will vary but will generally be a year at most. This example is one way a Cooperative Facilitation partnership may manifest between agencies. 

Figure 1: DTA’s Spectrum of Support

Headshot of Rocio Gonzalez-Frausto

Establishing Systemic Coherence through the SIR

By Erik Swanson, Senior Advisor of the Teaching, Learning & Leading Center, CCEE

The Systemic Instructional Review (SIR) is the most intensive level of support provided by CCEE’s Direct Technical Assistance (DTA) to local educational agencies. It involves an in-depth analysis of the district’s instructional systems, aiming to support district leadership in enhancing academic progress and social-emotional growth for every student.

Grounded in Fullan & Quinn’s Coherence Framework and quality improvement principles, the SIR process focuses on providing clear direction, fostering collaborative cultures, deepening learning, and securing accountability. During “Phase 1,” the CCEE collaborates with the LEA and COE teams to understand their specific needs and goals for achieving student success.

For “Phase 2,” various data gathering methods, such as school visits, focus groups, empathy interviews, and instructional crosswalks are employed during the process. This inclusive approach involves educational partners at multiple levels, including students, families, teachers, school site staff, administration, governance members, and district office leadership.

Following thorough data collection and analysis, in “Phase 3,” the CCEE continues to work closely with the LEA and COE to develop and support the implementation and sustainability of improvement strategies. The ultimate goal is to create a comprehensive Pre-K through 12 analysis of the LEA’s instructional systems, encompassing academic and social-emotional aspects, and ensuring the effective implementation of teaching, learning, and leading practices. This collaborative effort is designed to prepare every student to thrive as their best selves.

For more information on the SIR and the Coherence framework, visit the Teaching, Learning, and Leading Center’s SIR webpage.

Intensive Assistance Model

Rising from the Margins

Rising From The Margins is a compelling podcast series that explores the transformative journey of California’s economically challenged schools through the lens of the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence’s Intensive Assistance Model (IAM) pilot project. You can listen to the podcast now.

Reimagining Education: Insights from the Frontlines of School Transformation

CCEE, in collaboration with LEAs and partner organizations, will be hosting “open door” sessions to share best practices, tools/resources, and strategies to support student learning. These sessions will provide opportunities for county office and/or district staff to listen and learn from other LEAs across the state, and connect further, if interested. Those who express interest in connecting further will be invited to join a smaller, more intimate “Special Interest Group” session, in which the presenting LEA will be available to listen, share, and help participants with their questions or concerns related to the topic. 

Join three exceptional school principals and teacher leaders for an inside look at how they are reimagining education at their schools. Through the IAM pilot, these educators have implemented powerful new strategies – centered on teacher collaboration and meeting individual student needs – that are delivering remarkable results.

Please join us on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 from 3-4 PM for an Open Door Session with Madera Unified School District.

Click here to register for this session.

CCEE Connection (January 2024)

News & Announcements
Open Door Sessions

CCEE, in collaboration with LEAs and partner organizations, is hosting “Open Door” sessions to share best practices, tools/resources, and strategies to support student learning. These sessions provide opportunities for county office and/or district staff to listen and learn from other LEAs across the state.

Below are archived materials from past Open Door Sessions:

Please check our Events Calendar or follow CCEE on Twitter and LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on upcoming Open Door sessions.

LEA Spotlights

The Spotlights Project aims to celebrate some of the innovative, inclusive, and shareable practices that LEA teams have implemented to improve outcomes for students across our state. Each Spotlight organizes the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in a way that calls attention to emerging practices, reproducible strategies, and applicable resources, in hopes of introducing accessible points of conversation for other LEAs looking to resolve similar issues.

Below are three recently published Spotlights. Click on the links below to learn more about the innovative practices taking place in these LEAs.

Scaling Student Success, A California Partnership

Districts across California are partnering with Scaling Student Success to develop graduate profiles that more equitably and holistically redefine student success, transforming how they support students in developing the skills, competencies, and mindsets needed to thrive in college, career, and life.

Hope ESD‘s commitment to transparency and data-driven decision-making is empowering students to own their educational journey, nurturing a community of lifelong learners.

Federal Terrace Elementary School participated in CCEE’s Intensive Assistance Model Project, receiving intensive onsite support from Solution Tree to redefine collaboration and transform their Professional Learning Community.

About the I3 Center

The Innovation, Instruction, and Impact (I3) Center implements a statewide approach to improving LEA capacity by collaboratively developing, delivering, sharing, and spotlighting practices that have demonstrated the power to improve outcomes for students.

About the CCEE

The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence is a statewide leader delivering on California’s promise of a quality, equitable education for every student.

Executive Director’s Corner

By Matt J. Navo, Executive Director

Headshot of Matt Navo

Having a statewide view helps our organization better understand what’s working and what’s not working. This is particularly important when it comes to how educational professionals engage best for professional learning. Time and time again, we hear two desires: 1) we want to learn from our peers and 2) we want to see how others are doing “it” – “it” being whatever it is we are trying to learn. This newsletter explores the various learning networks and peer-to-peer learning opportunities being used to support educators’ desires to learn.

Learning Networks: Fostering Collaboration, Including the New I3 Learning Network Resource Hub

By Ingrid Roberson, Assistant Director of Research Learning

On November 15th, the Innovation, Instruction, and Impact (I3) team hosted our first Cross-Network Convening, bringing together 19 districts and counties from across the state who are engaged in our African American Student Success Network, Data Research Learning Network (DRLN), and our newly added Universal Design for Learning Network. The theme for the convening was Street Data: Making Data Meaningful to the Lives of Students, Teachers, & Families.

At the start of the Convening, participants listened to district and county experiences with street data from Dr. Kimberly Hendricks-Brown (Fresno USD) and Fawn Nielsen (Imperial COE). Attendees then had network-specific time to learn more about Street Data in the context of their network learning. For example, in the DRLN, districts and counties conducted a data inventory at the satellite, map, and street data levels for their Innovation Projects. The event culminated in a showcase where each district and county shared their Problems of Practice, highlighting ideas and insights on how street data might enhance progress monitoring and measuring impact.

To foster continued cross-network connections, I3 is excited to launch the I3 Learning Networks Resource Hub. The Hub provides a one-stop shop for resources emerging out of learning network projects from districts and counties representative of the state of California. For example, the Hub includes teacher and student surveys created by the Center for Assessment focused on formative assessment practices that foster student agency from the DRLN’s Rincon Valley Union School District. As one learning network member shared at the convening, “Cross networks are the safety nets we all need when we work to lead,” capturing the supportive spirit of collaboration.

Focusing on African American Student Achievement: Addressing the Growing Gap

By Sujie Shin, Deputy Executive Director &
Italo Ciccarelli, Program Specialist

Amidst the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, district leaders are grappling with its disproportionate impact on minority and at-risk student groups, notably exacerbating the pre-existing achievement gap for African American students.

Examining these challenges is the focus of the African American Student Success Network (AASSN), who, in collaboration with the California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA) is engaging in shared cycles of inquiry to better understand the gaps in access, opportunity, and outcome for African American Students. The participating district and county office teams have come together around a common area of focus, collectively addressing implementation challenges, and distilling and disseminating lessons learned and best practices.

LEA Learning Networks: Recognizing and Amplifying Success

The seven Local Educational Agency (LEA) teams have been testing systems change processes over the past two years to improve learning, achievement, and educational attainment outcomes for Black students. 

By establishing deep trusting relationships with partnering school district, and county office leaders to participate in shared cycles of inquiry, the networks create a platform for collaborative problem-solving centered on a common area of focus. This collaborative approach aims to address specific problems of practices (PoP) in our African American Student achievement and related strategies to improve student outcomes and reduce the achievement gap. For instance, the AASSN participants are actively working on strategies such as improving career and college readiness for Black students in the Central Valley, decreasing the overidentification of African American students in Special Education, enhancing Math CAASPP standards for African American students in the 6th grade, and mitigating the overrepresentation of African American male students receiving non-passing grades in core classes

During this second-year cycle, participants have focused on delving deeper into implementation and data monitoring to study the effects of the proposed strategies and learning from it. Some LEAs already show promising signs of their implemented strategies coming to fruition. For example, Lynwood USD is showing a 17% reduction in Ds and Fs in core classes for male African American students in grades 9 to 12 (2023-24 AASSN Handout) from their baseline in SY 2021-22. The San Diego County Office of Education has seen a promising 19.8% reduction in chronic absenteeism rates among African American/Black students across the four Community Schools Program sites tested (CCEE & San Diego COE, CERA 2023) in the same period. We are excited to continue partnering with our network leaders as they actively contribute to dismantling systemic barriers and fostering a more inclusive, accessible, and equitable educational landscape for African American students.

Inspiring & Realizing a Whole Child Vision Through Graduate Profiles

By Dorcas Kong, Senior Specialist of Executive Projects

California’s LCFF Priorities/Whole Child Resource Map illustrates how the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) priorities align with whole child resources and supports to “ensure that ALL students are healthy, safe, engaged, challenged, and supported.” However, to create comprehensive, integrated systems of support that effectively serve the needs of the whole child, local educational agencies (LEAs) require the partnership and support of the broader educational community. It’s through their collective purpose and responsibility to support students’ learning, development, and well-being that drive the transformative changes needed to better serve its students, families, and communities.

Check out the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI)’s learning module on
Community Partnerships for Systems Change!

LEAs across California are modeling how to meaningfully engage their communities in developing and implementing a graduate profile, also known as a learner portrait, to serve as a locally-defined whole child vision that:

  • redefines student success in a way that promotes equitable student outcomes,
  • cultivates student agency, and
  • prioritizes the skills and competencies to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.

By centering the voices of students, families, educators, and community members in the design of what will eventually become the LEA’s guiding compass, the graduate profile becomes a community-driven promise to its students. It begins to serve as the “why” behind decisions to determine what they’re doing and how they’re helping students foster the skills, competencies, and mindsets articulated in the graduate profile — placing students at the center of all their efforts. 

Scaling Student Success has partnered with several California school districts through its Reimagining California Schools Innovation Pilot to develop and operationalize a “unique, locally-developed graduate profile,” guiding them through the journey of moving from “poster to practice”. As these districts embark on their graduate profile journeys to transform student learning, CCEE will be capturing their stories through our LEA Spotlights series, capturing their experiences, challenges, and lessons learned, in hopes of inspiring other LEAs to join the movement in redefining what it means to be a college- or career-ready student in California.

If you are interested in learning more about this work, or would like to share your LEA’s story, please contact Dorcas Kong at [email protected].