The National Center for Families Learning’s (NCFL) Family Day of Action connected parents and caretakers with educational leaders on June 10, 2021 to look at specific ways to communicate with state and district officials to advocate for funding programs in their communities.
View the recording to learn how to advocate for funding in your community.
ARP ESSER State Plan Applications were due on June 7, 2021. These states have submitted plans so far. Click on the links below to see individualized efforts by states with Statewide Family Engagement Centers.
State education agencies (SEAs) can refer to these resources for the latest information on goals and deadlines for the ARP ESSER.
OSEP funds more than 50 centers to provide a diverse range of services and supports to special education stakeholders. These centers provide technical assistance services to families, schools, districts and states. Find an OSEP TA Center.
The Department of Education funds Equity Assistance Centers under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. These centers provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, national origin and religion to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities. Find an Equity Center.
Department of Education-funded Comprehensive Centers create a network of region-specific centers that provide technical assistance to their state education departments and national content centers that work through the regional centers to provide expertise in high-priority content areas. Find a Comprehensive Center.
Department of Education Regional Educational Laboratories conduct applied research and trainings with a mission of supporting a more evidence-based education system. Find a Regional Education Laboratory.
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Rehabilitation Services Administration funds the National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center. Visit the RAISE Center.
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