News Posts: Comprehensive Centers


Comprehensive Center Network Find more information about Comprehensive Center services and learn about resources from the Comprehensive Center Network (CCNetwork) on the CCNetwork website. Comprehensive Center Impact Stories The CCNetwork’s Impact Stories illustrate the results of Comprehensive Centers’ work with states by celebrating ingenuity and collaboration and highlighting moments that sparked change in education. Written […]


  Comprehensive Centers Program Evaluation The statute requires that the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), a component of the Department’s Institute of Education Sciences, provide for an ongoing independent evaluation of the Comprehensive Centers to determine the extent to which each center meets its objectives. 2019: The final 2019 evaluation report […]

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

  Comprehensive Centers Program is a discretionary grant program authorized under Title II, Sec. 203, of the Educational Technical Assistance Act (ETAA) of 2002. Access Title II of the Educational Technical Assistance Act The Educational Technical Assistance Act (ETAA) of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9601) authorizes support for not less than 20 grants to local entities, […]

Funding Status

Fiscal Year (FY) Appropriation Number of New Awards Range of New Awards Number of Continuation Awards Range of Continuation Awards FY 2022 $54,000,000 0 0 21 $1,000,000 to $6,472,657* FY 2021 $52,000,000 1 $1,475,000* 20 $1,000,000 to $6,429,926* FY 2020 $52,000,000 0 0 21 $1,000,000 to $6,472,657 FY 2019 $52,000,000 20 $1,000,000 to $6,471,484 1 […]


Who May Apply: Research organizations, institutions, agencies, institutes of higher education, or partnerships among such entities, or individuals, with the demonstrated ability or capacity to carry out the activities described in this notice, including regional entities that carried out activities under the Educational Research, Development, Dissemination, and Improvement Act of 1994 (as such Act existed […]


Comprehensive Center Grantees (2019-2024) Regional Comprehensive Centers Note: Redacted Application Disclaimer: Information within the redacted 2019 Comprehensive Center (CC) applications have been deemed proprietary by the grantee. To ensure a consistent approach to redaction, Comprehensive Centers reviewed their successful 2019 CC applications for information that may be protected under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) […]

Applicant Information

Notice Inviting Applications for Comprehensive Center Programs 2021 National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities In Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 the Department made a new 5-year grant award for the National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities under the authority provided in section 2244 of the Elementary and Secondary […]

Comprehensive Centers Program

The Comprehensive Centers program supports the establishment of not less than 20 Comprehensive Centers (CCs) to provide capacity-building services to State educational agencies (SEAs), regional educational agencies (REAs), local educational agencies (LEAs), and schools that improve educational outcomes for all students, close achievement gaps, and improve the quality of instruction. By statute, the Department is […]

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]