The BUENO Center for Multicultural Education BUENO Center for Multicultural Education UCB 247, School of Education Boulder, CO 80309-0249 Through a comprehensive range of research, training, and service projects, the BUENO Center promotes quality education with an emphasis on cultural pluralism. The Center is deeply committed to facilitating equal educational opportunities for cultural and language minority students.
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) 4646 40th Street, NW Washington DC 20016-1859 CAL carries out a wide range of activities to accomplish its mission of improving communication through better understanding of language and culture, which includes promoting and improving the teaching and learning of languages, identifying and solving problems related to language and culture, and serving as a resource for information and conducting research.
Center for Equity and Excellence in Education (CEEE) The George Washington University 1555 Wilson Blvd. Suite 515 Arlington, VA 22209-2004 GW-CEEE provides evidence-based technical assistance and professional development and conducts research and evaluation studies for state education agencies, local education agencies, and various offices of the U.S. Department of Education to facilitate education reform and school improvement initiatives.
Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence (CREDE) Graduate School of Education University of California 1640 Tolman Hall Berkeley, CA 94720 CREDE is focused on improving the education of students whose ability to reach their potential is challenged by language or cultural barriers, race, geographic location, or practices in the classroom.
¡Colorín Colorado! WETA Colorín Colorado 3939 Campbell Ave. Arlington, VA 22206 Colorín Colorado is a free web-based service, funded by the American Federation of Teachers, with additional support from federal education sources and private foundations, that provides information, activities, and advice for educators and Spanish-speaking families of English learners (ELs).
National Center on Response to Intervention (RTI) American Institutes for Research 1000 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Washington, DC 20007-3835 The Center’s mission is to provide technical assistance to states and districts and to build the capacity of states to assist districts in implementing proven models for RTI and Early Intervention Services.
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) 1400 16th Street, NW Suite 510 Washington, DC 20036 The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of high-quality, computer-based assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers.The PARCC assessments will be ready for states to administer during the 2014-15 school year.
Rethinking Schools 1001 E. Keefe Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53212 Rethinking Schools addresses equity issues in public schools, assisting teachers, administrators, and parents in reformation efforts.
Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Old Capitol Building PO Box 47200 600 Washington St., SE Olympia, WA 98504-7200 SBAC is a collection of 31 states that have been working collaboratively since December 2009 to develop a student assessment system aligned to a common core of academic content standards to apply for a Race-to-the-Top Assessment grant.
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) 1628 16th Street, NW 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20009-3099 SEARAC is a national organization that advances the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans by empowering communities through advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building to create a socially just and equitable society.
World Class Instruction and Design Assessment (WIDA) Project Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) University of Wisconsin-Madison 1025 W. Johnson Street, MD #23 Madison, WI 53706 WIDA advances academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators.
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)